Chug and Thug is a picture book series based on the fun adventures of two adorable brother bugs who live with their mother in the countryside.
Chug and Thug's experiences help them learn life lessons on handling emotional situations such as fear, and loneliness, and how to be patient and wise in their decision-making.
Gemal Seede, has a passion for writing/producing value-rich stories in several genres including children’s picture books. He wrote and published Chug and Thug: The Alug Bugs (2013), followed by Chug and Thug Ride Trike (2018). The third book, Chug and Thug's Scary Movie (2020) is currently in production.
Seede is also the award-winning writer and producer of the 30-minute science fiction film titled “Alliance” which has earned awards for Best Picture, Audience Choice, and Best Sci-fi. In addition to picture books, Seede also creates video, film and interactive works. Seede holds a Ph.D. in Information Science, an MBA, and a Bachelors Degree in Engineering.
David Macedo is an illustrator and Graphic Design from Perú, with several years’ experience in the creative field.
Apart from design projects, he has worked in artistic projects like vinyl toys’ customization, character design creation as well as working in children book illustrations, enjoying a lot making the sketches and storyboards for different authors.
He has participated in events like Project Mega (Toy Exhibition) in Dubai, Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC) and the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, showcasing his work and illustrations.
David's work portfolio can be seen at www.davidmacedoart.com
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