A graphic artist
and cartoonist, Daniel Roberts is a graduate of commercial art from
Iowa Wesleyan University and a graduate of
the Art Instruction School which he particiated in during
his junior and senior years of high school.
resident of the state of Iowa, he has been drawing since he tried copying
the Peanuts comic strip characters at the age of 4. This introduced him
to his first taste of comic strip drawing. His cartoon, illustrations
and artwork have appeared in a number of publications, several book jackets
and on several websites. Roberts' continuing comic strip named "Haley's
Comment" has been appearing in the publication "Toons"since 2003.
He has written
and illustrated four cartoon book: "The Funny Side of Hunting & Fishing,"
"Another Funny side of Hunting and Fishing," "Kitty's Laws: Murphy's
Laws for Cat Owners" and "Canine's Laws: Murphy's Laws for Dog Owners".
There is also a collection of "Haley's Comments"cartoons in book form.
He has also written and illustrated a number of children's picture books
and easy-reader chapter books. Among the children's picture books including
"The Santa Claus Easter Bunny Switch", "There's a Cookie Stuck to my Nose",
"Birds on my Head", "Chicken in the Hen House", "Harrison and his Dinosaur
Robot", "The Places I've been and the Things I've Seen", "Mr. Big and Miss
Little: A Book of Opposites", "If We Had a Bunch of Dinosaurs", "The Superhero
Club" and "The Great Dino-Circus". Among the easy-reader chapter books includes
"Boy and Dinosaur," "The Two Witches," "The Adventures of Tumbleweed Smith"
and "Drac and Wolfie Monster Makers."
He writes and illustrates the "Pep Squad Mysteries" series.
He has illustrated several children's
books for other writers including "Acorns for Lunch," "Jump to the Moon"
and "Pennwick," by Bert Miller and "Do Fish Sneeze?" by poet Jean Tweed.