About Craig Thompson
Craig Thompson is a cartoonist and the author of the award-winning books Blankets; Good-bye, Chunky Rice; and Habibi. He was born in Michigan in 1975, and grew up in a rural farming community in central Wisconsin. His graphic novel Blankets won numerous industry awards and has been published in nearly twenty languages. Thompson lives in Portland, Oregon.
1999 Harvey Award for Best New Talent for Top Shelf, Doot Doot Garden, et al.
2000 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist for Good-bye, Chunky Rice
2000 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist for Carnet de Voyage
2000 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Graphic Novel for Carnet de Voyage
2007 Grammy Award for Best Recording Package for Friend and Foe