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The official web site of Dar (Hosta) James, artist, author, illustrator & educator.



Hello! This is where you can buy my illustrated children’s books. When you buy books directly from a small publisher (like me!) you are supporting small business and independent creativity. Plus, I am happy to sign and personalize them for you. :)


Animalization Cover.jpg
Animalization Cover.jpg



(2010) Animalization is a fun and funny collection of alliterations, rhymes and collage illustrations that all began in the writing and art workshops of Dar Hosta, in many different classrooms throughout the country.

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ISBN 97809721967-6-5

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