Illustrator Jerry Pinkney is Coming!

Jerry Pinkney is in Seattle for a conference, and we're so honored he's agreed to stop by to see us and meet some enthusiastic Seattle fans while he's in town!

Jerry Pinkney is one of the most heralded children's book illustrators of all time. He has the rare distinction of being the recipient of five Caldecott Honors and the winner of the 2010 Caldecott medal for The Lion and the Mouse, and has since created two companion picture books: The Tortoise & the Hare and The Grasshopper & the Ants. He has won the Coretta Scott King Award five times, the Coretta Scott King Honor four times, and has been nominated for the prestigious Hans Christian Anderson Award. He was also the first children's book illustrator elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He lives with his wife, author Gloria Jean Pinkney, in Croton-on-Hudson, New York. 

See just a small sampling of his illustative offerings below.

Visit his website here.

Event date: 

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm

Event address: 

Secret Garden
2214 NW Market St
Seattle, WA 98107
The Three Billy Goats Gruff Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316341578
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 9th, 2017

A classic read-aloud favorite addressing bullying retold by acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney.

Jerry Pinkney puts his indelible stamp on another beloved folktale in the same vein as the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion & the Mouse and the highly acclaimed The Tortoise & the Hare and The Grasshopper & the Ants.


The Lion & the Mouse Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316013567
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2009

The Caldecott Award-winning and New York Times bestselling fable of compassion and kindness retold by acclaimed artist Jerry Pinkney.


The Tortoise & the Hare Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316183567
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2013

This companion to the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion & the Mouse is Jerry Pinkney's most stunning masterpiece yet. Even the slowest tortoise can defeat the quickest hare, and even the proudest hare can learn a timeless lesson from the most humble tortoise: Slow and steady wins the race!


The Grasshopper & the Ants Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316400817
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2015

In this stunning companion to the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion & the Mouse and the highly acclaimed The Tortoise & the Hare, a playful grasshopper wonders why the busy ants around him won't join in his merrymaking as the seasons pass by. But when winter arrives, he soon sees the value of his friends' hard work--just as the ants learn the value of sharing what they've worked for.


Little Red Riding Hood Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316013550
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2007

In this inspired rendering of the classic Grimm Brothers folktale, five-time Caldecott Honor winning artist Jerry Pinkney introduced two favorite children's characters to a new generation: the sly, scary wolf and the sweet little girl in her famous red hood.


John Henry Cover Image
By Julius Lester, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780140566222
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Published: Puffin Books - December 1st, 1999

Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney's warm, humorous retelling of a popular African-American folk ballad.


The Talking Eggs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803706194
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Published: Dial Books - September 29th, 1989

The author of such delights as The Christmas Ark and The Enchanted Tapestry joins forces with illustrator Pinkney to resurrect a colorful folktale that captures the unique flavor of the American South. A 1989 Caldecott Honor Book.


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