Warren Hanson grew up in Yankton, South Dakota, and currently resides in Houston, Texas. He earned his theater degree at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and pursued his art education at the College of Visual Arts in St. Paul.

Warren is the author/illustrator of over twenty books. They include the comforting THE NEXT PLACE, Tom Hegg’s classic A CUP OF CHRISTMAS TEA and charming PEEF series, Richard Jorgensen’s READING WITH DAD, and many more books for children and adults.

As a gifted writer, illustrator, speaker and musician, Warren is a sought after speaker both to elementary school children and to adult groups.

Learn more about Warren at www.warrenhanson.com.