Dr. Frank Serafini

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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Professor
Location Cave Creek, Arizona, United States
Introduction Dr. Frank Serafini is an award winning children’s author and illustrator, a landscape photographer, a literacy researcher, and a Professor of Literacy Education and Children’s Literature at Arizona State University. Frank has recently been awarded the Arbuthnot Award from the International Reading Association as the 2014 Distinguished Professor of Children's Literature. Frank has published seven books with Heinemann Publishers including: The Reading Workshop, Lessons in Comprehension, Around the Reading Workshop and Classroom Reading Assessments. Frank’s new book is entitled: Reading the Visual: An Introduction to Teaching Multimodal Literacies with Teachers College Press. In 2008, Frank began writing and illustrating a series of non-fiction picturebooks focusing on nature with Kids Can Press. The Looking Closely series contains books about the desert, garden, pond, rainforest, shore and forest. In 2009, Looking Closely Along the Shore won an International Reading Association’s Teachers’ Choice Award, and Honorable Mention from the Society of School Librarians International.
Interests reading, writing, playing guitar, travel, foodie, wine snob, art museums, Italy