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Jon Agee is the author/illustrator of many books for children, including Terrific, Milo's Hat Trick, and The Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau, along with a series of popular wordplay books, among them, Go Hang a Salami! I'm a Lasagna Hog!

He grew up along the Hudson River in Nyack, New York, and went to college at The Cooper Union School of Art in New York City, where he studied painting and filmmaking.

His stories — of mysterious painters, hard luck magicians, guffawing grumps, and forgotten astronauts — have been called quirky, absurdist, and above all, humorous. His sophisticated wit appeals to children and adults alike.