Ethan Long is a popular, award-winning and internationally recognized illustrator and children's book author with over 70 titles, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Award and an Emmy-nominated television series to his credit. Two of his children's books, Scribbles and Ink and Chamelia, have been optioned and are currently being developed into television series.
Since graduating from Ringling College of Art and Design in 1991, Ethan has worked with some of the most talented people in the business. His freelance client list includes: Scholastic Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Harper Collins, Ranger Rick Jr., Nickelodeon, Walt Disney Co., AAA, IBM, Hard Rock Cafe, Little Brown Books for Young Readers, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Leapfrog, Holiday House Publishing, Aladdin Books, ebay, Sourcebooks Publishing, Zany Brainy, Playhouse Disney, National Wildlife Federation, WGBH (Boston), Technicolor France, Bloomsbury Children's Books, Abrams Books, Tupperware, Oddbot Animation Studios, and G.P. Putnam's Sons.
Born and raised in Central PA and Southern CT, his childhood memories serve as inspiration for many of his drawings and stories. Just about all of his awake time is spent making art, writing stories and spending time with his wife, Heather, his three children, Katherine, Cooper and Carson, and his dog, Auggie, in beautiful and sunny Orlando, Florida, USA.