David T Wenzel is an illustrator and children’s book artist. He is best known
for his visualization of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, illustrated in graphic novel
format. The Hobbit, Graphic Novel is one of the most successful graphic
format adaptations of a piece of classic literature.

Over his career David has worked for most of the major publishers and been
able to work with many talented authors. Always intrigued by mythology,
fantasy and folk tales some of his favorite projects have been the ones that
gave him the freedom to visualize creatures and characters from his
imagination. Some of the books he's illustrated include, Rudolph the Red
Nosed Reindeer, by Robert L. May, A Hat For Ivan, by Max Lucado, The
Wizard's Tale, by Kurt Busiek, Kingdom of the Dwarves, by Robb Walsh, Baby
Loves You So Much, by Eileen Spinelli, and several books in the Little Bear
series which were art directed by Maurice Sendak. David has left his artistic
mark on a variety of non-book related projects including puzzles, greeting
cards, and two entire miniature kingdoms of collectible figurines. Many may
remember him from the days when he worked on The Avengers for Marvels

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