Dan Andreasen

Dan Andreasen is an illustrator and author. He has worked on many American Girl books, specifically Felicity's series and Samantha's series. He has written and illustrated his own books, and focuses on children's books.


"Dan Andreasen began professionally as a sculptor for American Greetings Corp. where he designed figurines, Christmas ornaments and gift products. In the last 25 years he has illustrated more than 25 picture books. He is the illustrator of two of the American Girl historical characters, Felicity and Samantha. Dan also is the illustrator of the New Little House series of books, The Rose Years, The Caroline Years and The Charlotte Years. His publishing clients include Harper Collins, Simon and Schuster, Penguin, Scholastic, American Girl, Harcourt and Henry Holt. His illustrations have also been used to advertise a wide variety of products including Folgers, Harley Davidson, Fanny Farmer, Orville Redenbacher, Kraft and Marshall Fields. He lives in Medina, Ohio with his wife and three children."

Taken from "Shannon Associates". See Further Reading.

Authored Books

American Girl Books


  • The Baker's Dozen (Also Illustrated by Dan Andreasen)
  • The Attic Christmas (With B.G. Hennessy)

Illustrated Books

American Girl Books

  • Molly's Magnetic Mini World


  • My Dad, John McCain
  • The Baker's Dozen (Also Written by Dan Andreasen)
  • River Boy: The Life of Mark Twain
  • The Little House Series
  • Keeping Up With Roo
  • Sailor Boy Jig
  • Tattered Sails
  • Treasury of Literature: Sea of Wonder
  • Little Spotted Cat
  • Jeannette Rankin: First Lady of Congress
  • Joshua T. Bates Takes Charge
  • The Bite of the Gold Bug: A Story of the Alaskan Gold Rush
  • The Giant of Seville: A "Tall" Tale Based on a True Story

Further reading

Biography of Dan Andreasen

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