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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

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

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A Very Fuddles Christmas

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

My Life in 8 Words

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Frans Vischer
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. I spent many years in feature animation. I love bringing a character to life, to put myself inside a character's head, and have them behave like real individuals.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A.

Having plenty of time for all the things I want to do- working on books, time with my family, reading, playing soccer, watching movies and plays, visiting museums, traveling, eating out. I have no interest in being rich or famous, but fewer money worries would be nice.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, passion, integrity.

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...)

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