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Scottsdale AZ 85255

About Author Salvatore Barbera:  
Sal BarberaSal is the author and illustrator of “A Sweetles Dream”® book series. He has completed the first two books: ‘Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow’ and ‘Ernie The Dysfunctional Frog’ and is working on the third book now.

As the Creative Director for Hartman-Barbera llc, a new family media & entertainment company, he is an animator, puppeteer, videographer and all around fun guy. Sal lives the quote: “A day without laughter is a wasted day”using his comedic, writing, illustrating and animation skills to create endearing characters and humorous stories. He is  working on a web series for kids called, Sweetles TV Show. Think: Sesame Street meets Monty Python.

Born in New York City and raised in New Jersey, Sal grew up in North Bergen. He was a Jersey Boy until he met his future wife, Sheri. After touring the west, they married and moved to Arizona where they enjoy the desert, wildlife and nature hikes.


y Elizabeth The Spotless CowSal llustrator session


Sal with Mary Elizabeth Puppet

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