David T. Wenzel is an illustrator and children's book artist and has worked on manyprojects, including the Christmas bestseller Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, by RobertL. May. He is best known for his visualization of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, illustratedin graphic novel format. David lives in Connecticut with his wife Janice. His studio overlooksa beautiful landscape of green farm fields and a winding brook.