Author & Illustrator

Brian Pinkney

Biography

Brian Pinkney has illustrated numerous acclaimed books for children, including Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song; On the Ball; The Faithful Friend; Duke Ellington; and In the Time of the Drums. His many awards include two Caldecott Honors, a Coretta Scott King Illustration Award, four Coretta Scott King Illustration Honors, and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. Brian lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and frequent collaborator, Andrea Davis Pinkney. Visit him at BrianPinkney.net.

Most Popular Brian Pinkney Books

activism · civil rights movement · Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song
Martin Luther King, Jr. · civil rights movement · activism
Martin Rising
In Your Hands book
3.5
wishes · African Americans · babies
In Your Hands

All Brian Pinkney Books

Collaborators

Linda Sue Park
Andrea Pinkney
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Carole Boston Weatherford

Personal Info

Books Stats

1Authored & Illustrated
5Illustrated

Most Recent Book

Highest Rated Book

Martin Luther King, Jr. · civil rights movement · activism
Martin Rising