Author & Illustrator

Diane Dillon

Biography

Diane Dillon is known throughout the world as one of the greatest children’s talents of our time. For 58 years she collaborated with her husband, artist Leo Dillon, until his death in 2012. They are known for their multicultural books, including a significant body of African American books, which earned them a list of awards, including two Caldecott Medals, the NAACP Image Award, numerous Coretta Scott King Awards, several Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, and honorary doctorates.

Most Popular Diane Dillon Books

Verna Aardema, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
Picture book
5.0
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Margaret Musgrove, Diane Dillon, Leo Dillon
Picture book
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Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
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Collaborators

Leo Dillon
Margaret Wise Brown
Verna Aardema
Margaret Musgrove
Howard Norman
Katherine Paterson
Virginia Hamilton
Mary Michaels White
Eva Moore
Beatrice Schenk de Regniers
Jan Carr
Maurice Sendak
Richard Egielski
Arnold Lobel
Marcia Brown
Margot Zemach
Mem Fox

Personal Info

Books Stats

1Authored & Illustrated
11Illustrated

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Highest Rated Book

Margaret Musgrove, Diane Dillon, Leo Dillon
Picture book
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