About the Illustrator

Franklin Manzo, Jr – Illustrator
Frank was born and raised in Millinocket, Maine where he attended Stearns High School. He retired to his family homestead after working as a Franklin-Manzo-Jr, Illustratorsoftware engineer for over 25 years.

He has since worked as the Editor of a local newspaper, is noted as a local photographer, and worked in the Millinocket School System where he and Tim met. He is currently a Database Specialist at Eastern Maine Medical Centers in the center’s Performance Improvement Data Management Department.

Frank is a noted artist and his illustrations are complemented by anyone who has seen our books. He has always enjoyed pursuing his artistic talent and sharing his drawings with his children. He, with his family, is an avid hiker and enjoys being able to share his love of the North Maine Woods by illustrating these Allagash Tails.