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Virtual Apprentice: Cartoon Animator
  • Format
  • Authored by: Don Rauf and Monique Vescia
  • From the Series: Virtual Apprentice
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816067600
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-6760-2
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $29.95
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 08/01/2008
  • Dewey Number: 791
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 64


Virtual Apprentice: Cartoon Animator introduces readers to the exciting and colorful world of animation.

Ideal for anyone who has ever dreamed of animating cartoons, this accessible new career book provides a behind-the-scenes look at a job in this field, featuring profiles of working professionals, “A Day in the Life” activity list that details a typical day on the job, and “Reality Check” sidebars to help readers decide if this is the job for them. This engaging career guide is loaded with full-color and black-and-white photographs and other helpful features.

Chapters include:

  • The Dawn of Animation
  • Animator at Work
  • Animation Tech and Trends
  • Serious Training for a Funny Business
  • Filling in the Background
  • Kids Ask, Animators Answer
  • Animator for a Day.


Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Index. Appendix. Sidebars.

About the Author(s)

Don Rauf is a writer and editor who specializes in material for middle school and high school students. He is the editor of Careers and Colleges, a magazine for high school juniors and seniors, and he helped write the Career Ideas for Teens series for Ferguson Publishing. He has published articles in Seventeen, Nick Jr., Young Entrepreneur, Scholastic's Science World, and many other youth-oriented publications.

Monique Vescia is an editor and writer of children's books. She is a contributor to the Scholastic BookFiles series of reading guides for middle-school kids and to the Career Ideas for Teens series for Ferguson Publishing.

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