Fred Koehler writes and illustrates children's books. Here are ten things you might like to know about him:
1. Fred likes to pick up shiny objects.
2. Fred used to doodle in school and church instead of paying attention. He's pretty sure the important stuff sank in.
3. Fred's dad once sunk a boat. So has Fred.
4. The president of Fred's college forced him to glue two pages shut in every single copy of the yearbook Fred edited.
5. Fred still goes to coffee with the president of that college.
6. Fred really likes advertising. Some people think he's pretty good at it.
7. Fred lived in West Africa. Once, he climbed a mountain and crossed a river in the dead of night. Because, well, it got dark.
8. Fred gets lost easily.
9. Fred hangs out at Mitchell's Coffee Shop in downtown Lakeland, FL.
10. He's probably there right now.
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