Frans Vischer

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Frans Vischer is the author and illustrator of Fuddles and A Very Fuddles Christmas. He works as an animator for Disney and is also the author of the middle grade novel Jimmy Dabble. He lives in California.

Photograph by Jennifer Vischer

Books by this Author

A Very Fuddles Christmas


A Very Fuddles Christmas

Fuddles—the fat, pampered cat—returns in a holiday story of merry misadventures!

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Keep aiming for greater heights, but be grateful for what you have.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Baba O'Reilly, Behind Blue eyes, Love reign o'er me- the Who, Hey Jude- The Beatles, Lola- The Kinks, Bohemian Rhapsody- Queen, Layla- Eric Clapton/Derek and the Dominoes, Comfortably Numb- Pink Floyd (I was never good at math...)

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Amsterdam. I was born in Holland.My family experiencing my roots and a different way of life, would be a thrill.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Pro soccer player.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Walt Disney. I admire his attempts to combine art with mass appeal.

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