Blue Sky Press (AZ)
August 26, 2014
9.0 X 11.3 X 0.4 inches | 0.9 pounds
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About the Author
Leo & Diane Dillon are two of the most acclaimed illustrators of our time. They collaborated for more than five decades. Their long list of awards includes two Caldecott Medals, the NAACP Image Award, five Coretta Scott King Awards and Honors, four Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, and induction into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame. Leo and Diane created award-winning picture books, book covers, magazines, and other art until Leo's death in 2012. Love and the Rocking Chair is their final collaboration. Diane Dillon lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Praise for Leo & Diane Dillon: Their work has received two Caldecott Medals, four NEW YORK TIMES Best Illustrated Awards, four BOSTON GLOBE--HORN BOOK Awards, multiple Coretta Scott King Awards, and the Society of Illustrators Gold Medal. They were inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 1997.ASHANTI TO ZULU: AFRICAN TRADITIONSA Caldecott Medal WinnerA NEW YORK TIMES Best Illustrated Children's Book of the YearAIDA retold by Leontyne PriceA Coretta Scott King Book Award WinnerAn ALA Notable Children's BookMANY THOUSAND GONE: AFRICAN AMERICANS FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOMAn Orbis Pictus Award WinnerA Jefferson Cup Award WinnerTHE PEOPLE COULD FLY A Coretta Scott King Book Award WinnerA NEW YORK TIMES Best Illustrated Children's Book of the YearA Parents' Choice Award WinnerRAP A TAP TAP: HERE'S BOJANGLES THINK OF THAT!A Coretta Scott King Book Award WinnerA Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the YearA Parents' Choice Award Winner