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.

I Can Be Anything! Don't Tell Me I Can't
If Kids Ran the World
Goblin and the Empty Chair
Mother Goose Numbers on the Loose
Hundred Penny Box
Two Little Trains
The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese: And Other Tales of the Far North
Ashanti to Zulu
The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks
Sing a Song of Popcorn: Every Child 's Book of Poems

Most Popular Diane Dillon Books

    Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
    Verna Aardema, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
    The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
    Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
    Sing a Song of Popcorn: Every Child 's Book of Poems
    Mary Michaels White, Eva Moore, Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, Jan Carr, Maurice Sendak, Richard Egielski, Arnold Lobel, Marcia Brown, Margot Zemach, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
    Ashanti to Zulu
    Margaret Musgrove, Diane Dillon, Leo Dillon
    If Kids Ran the World
    Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
    I Can Be Anything! Don't Tell Me I Can't
    Diane Dillon

Book Stats

2
Authored
13
Illustrated
17
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All Diane Dillon Books

Collaborators

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

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