David Shannon illustrator
David Shannon was born in Washington, D.C and grew up in Spokane. He moved to New York City in 1983 to start a career in editorial illustration. David's work appeared in many magazines and newspapers, including Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and The New York Times. In 1988, he illustrated his first children's book, How Many Spots Does a Leopard Have?, by Julius Lester. After illustrating several books by other authors, David was encouraged to try writing his own stories. His first book was How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball, which was named a New York Times Best-illustrated book in 1994. In 1999 the semi-autobiographical story, No, David!, received a Caldecott Honor. David has written and/or illustrated over thirty-five books for children. He lives in Los Angeles with his Wife, Heidi and his daughter, Emma.
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Awards
  • Caldecott Honor Book (No, David!)
  • New York Times Best-illustrated book ((How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball)
Titles in Our Library
Other Titles
  • Pirates Don't Change Diapers
  • Pirates Activity Book
  • No, David!
  • David Goes to School
  • David Gets in Trouble
  • It's Christmas, David!
  • A Bad Case of Stripes
  • Duck on a Bike
  • Too Many Toys
  • Alice the Fairy
  • Good Boy, Fergus!
  • Jangles
  • Bugs in my Hair!
  • How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball
  • The Rain Came Down
  • Amazing Christmas Extravaganza
  • Oops!
  • Oh, David!
  • David Smells!
  • Uh-oh, David!
  • Hiawatha and the Peacemaker
  • Robot Zot
  • The Rough-Face Girl
  • The Shark God
  • How Many Spots Does a Leopard Have?
  • The Bunyans
  • Encounter
  • Smash! Crash!