Welcome to my web home in Maine and Iceland.
Children's Book Author and Photo-Illustrator
Bruce McMillan
Forty-five honored children's books published.
Take me to the Books
A personal note on each book's page that you won't find anywhere else.

Writing, Illustrating,
and Publishing Picture Books

University of New Hampshire
Class - open to all
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Next class:
Fall 2020
UNH class site HERE
(updated every semester)
Friday, one day,
9-12, lunch, 12:30-3:30
Lunch included

These days I'm busy painting...

Enjoy my watercolor art at: theartofbruce.blogspot.com

See me HERE painting chickens
at the Springvale Public Library

Still Lifes: Fruit on Snow? Sure.
You'll find many at:

Painting in Iceland? Absolutely.
You'll find many at:

Old News
Take me to the 2008 News
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Take me to the 2005 News
Take me to the 2004 News
Take me to the 2003 News
Take me to the 2002 News
Take me to the 2001 News
Aw, just take me nowhere.
Really? Sure.

Visit my watercolor art blog

Fall 2007
How the Ladies
Stopped the Wind

with Gunnella's Art

The Problem with Chickens
A New York Times
Best Illustrated Book 2005
A Publishers Weekly
Best Children's Book 2005

A Parent's Choice Foundation
Approved Award Seal


The Problem with Chickens
in the US
Houghton, September 2005
and in Iceland
with the noted Icelandic artist, Gunnella.

Going Fishing
A NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book

Going Fishing
here in the US
Houghton, March 2005
and in Iceland
Til fiskiveiða fóru
Salka, Summer 2005

June 2005
Living Alone on an Island
in Iceland


I like you
just the way you are.

-Fred Rogers

Bruce McMillan
PO Box 85
Shapleigh, ME

What has never happened,
can happen.
What has happened,
can happen again.

- Sigþor Hallfreðsson

Hey kids... I dare you to tell this joke to your principal
Hey grownups... I've got an Icelandic joke for you too.