John Manders has been drawing all of his life. His talent extends to many areas including illustrations for children’s books, advertising and editorial usage, hand lettering, and caricatures. With an online comic strip, and involvement in Sunday school classes using his own illustrations to teach children and capture young imaginations, he loves to stay busy. John is also available for author demonstrations at your school or local book store.

Schools, Bookstores and Libraries

John combines entertainment, talent and education in his demonstrations. He’ll visit your school or book store and delight you with his drawing process.

What did he just say?

Read John’s blog. He takes you on adventures through his drawing process, and what a fun trip it is!

The Year Without a Santa Clause

The elves, the reindeer and the children around the world are upset when Santa Claus unhitches his sleigh and vows he is taking a holiday.

Jack and the Giant Barbecue

by Eric A. Kimmel Jack's late daddy once made the the best…

Let's Have a Tree Party

What could be better than friends together at a party in a tree?…

The Really Awful Musicians

Once upon a time music sounded so bad that the king decreed a…

Check out John’s own online comic book, full of thrilling tales, you don’t want to miss it.