Colin Bootman


Colin Bootman was born in Trinidad. He moved to the United States when he was seven, but the vibrant palette of the Caribbean has always influenced his painting. In 2004, he received a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award. He lives in New York.

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Book Dedications by Colin Bootman

  • To Ronald and Norma Humphrey. I thank you both for all the help and support you have given in making these illustrations possible.
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