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Nolan Jonathan Vander Haagen

was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Besides being a Children's Book Author, Vander Haagen is also a Special Needs Teacher. For many years, he has worked and helped individuals with disabilities or special needs. Vander Haagen has also written music for over 20 years. His music has been featured in video games and films. He also has a platinum plaque for his work with world renowned hip hop artist “Ice Cube”.

He currently lives in South Florida where, besides writing Children’s books, continues to work with primary school aged children who are diagnosed with Autism.

In life and in his books, he teaches others about diversity, inclusion and acceptance. “Some Dogs” is his debut Children’s book.