Glendale parent George McClements is an animation artist, illustrator and children’s book author. His books pass this test for children’s literature loved by both kids and adults: must have great illustrations (check), compelling plots (check), positive messages (check), and humor for both age groups (check!). McClements has published five books since 2002:
Jake Gander, Storyville Detective
A sardonic private eye takes a fairy-tale impersonation case.
Baron von Baddie and the Ice Ray Incident
An evil genius loses interest in doomsday plots when his nemesis superhero is sidelined.
Ridin’ Dinos with Buck Bronco
A cowboy teaches saddling and riding terms along with basic dinosaur facts.
Night of the Veggie Monster
An ordinary boy turns dinner into a melodramatic ordeal.
Dinosaur Woods: Can Seven Clever Critters Save Their Forest Home?
Animals construct a dinosaur to save their habitat.