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Mark Crilley

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Mark Crilley

Mark Crilley was raised in Detroit, Michigan. After graduating from Kalamazoo College, he traveled to Taiwan and Japan, where he taught English for nearly five years. It was during his stay in Japan that he created Akiko.

In 1998, Mark Crilley was named to Entertainment Weekly’s “It List” of the 100 most creative people in entertainment.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

I had to draw pictures for a living or I’d go crazy . . .

I wasn’t entirely sure I wanted to be an author or illustrator until I was 28 years old! I taught English in Taiwan and Japan for five years—and seriously considered spending... Read More


Bookshelf
Akiko and the Alpha Centauri 5000
Written by Mark Crilley, Illustrated by Mark Crilley

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Akiko and the Journey to Toog
Written by Mark Crilley, Illustrated by Mark Crilley

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Akiko on the Planet Smoo
Written by Mark Crilley, Illustrated by Mark Crilley

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Akiko in the Castle of Alia Rellapor
Written by Mark Crilley

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Akiko on the Planet Smoo
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Akiko in the Sprubly Islands
Written by Mark Crilley

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Akiko and the Great Wall of Trudd
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Akiko: Pieces of Gax
Written by Mark Crilley, Illustrated by Mark Crilley

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Akiko: The Training Master
Written by Mark Crilley, Illustrated by Mark Crilley

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Creatch Battler
Written by Mark Crilley

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Rogmasher Rampage
Written by Mark Crilley

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