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Brett Helquist
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Brett Helquist

Brett Helquist Biography

Brett Helquist is an American illustrator best known for his work in the children's books A Series of Unfortunate Events. He was born in Gonado, Arizona, and grew up in Orem, UT.

Helquist served as a Mormon missionary in Hong Kong, then earned a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from Brigham Young University, and has lived in New York City since 1993.

His art has appeared in many publications, including Cricket Magazine and The New York Times.

Besides the thirteen A Series of Unfortunate Events books, Helquist has illustrated several other Children's books including, Listening For Lions, The Calder Game, Chasing Vermeer, Fly By Night,Wright 3, Captain Hook-The Adventures of a Notorious Youth, books in the Tales from the House of Bunnicula series. He also wrote and illustrated Roger, The Jolly Pirate.

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