William Boyd Watterson II was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Ohio. Ohio's suburbia was part of the inspiration for Calvin and Hobbes. He won the National Cartoonist's Society Reuben award in 1986.
Hachette Australia acknowledges and pays our respects to the past, present and future Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Our head office is located on the lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation.