Author Chris Van Dusen visited the students at Hampstead Academy on Tuesday, November 14th. Mr. Van Dusen is an author/illustrator living in Campden, Maine. He has published many children's books including If I Built a House, If I Built a Car, and Circus Ship. During his visit, Mr. Van Dusen read from his books and discussed the book-making process with the students. He used many sketches and artwork to walk the students through the steps to creating and publishing a book. His visit was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone!