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
The Secret River
Goblin and the Empty Chair
Mother Goose Numbers on the Loose
The 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

Most Popular Diane Dillon Books

    picture • 28 Pages
    Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
    Verna Aardema, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
    picture • 192 Pages
    The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
    Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
    picture • 32 Pages
    I Can Be Anything! Don't Tell Me I Can't
    Diane Dillon
    picture • 164 Pages
    The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese: And Other Tales of the Far North
    Howard Norman, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
    picture • 32 Pages
    Ashanti to Zulu
    Margaret Musgrove, Diane Dillon, Leo Dillon
    picture • 32 Pages
    If Kids Ran the World
    Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon

Book Stats

2
Authored
14
Illustrated
18
Collaborators

All Diane Dillon Books

picture • 32 Pages
4.5
Hardcover
$17.99$16.97
picture • 32 Pages
If Kids Ran the World
Hardcover
$18.99$17.66
chapter • 56 Pages
The Secret River
Hardcover
$19.99$18.99
picture • 32 Pages
Goblin and the Empty Chair
Hardcover
$17.99$16.97
picture • 56 Pages
Mother Goose Numbers on the Loose
4.5
Hardcover
$17.00$15.81
picture • 47 Pages
The Hundred Penny Box
Prebound-Sewn
$18.80$17.48
picture • 32 Pages
Two Little Trains
4.4
Hardcover
$17.99$16.97
picture • 164 Pages
The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese: And Other Tales of the Far North
Physical book
$22.00$20.46
picture • 32 Pages
Ashanti to Zulu
5.0
Paperback
$8.99$8.58
picture • 32 Pages
The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks
Physical book
$16.99$15.80
picture • 160 Pages
Sing a Song of Popcorn: Every Child 's Book of Poems
Physical book
$18.95$17.62
picture • 192 Pages
The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
Physical book
$24.99$23.74
picture • 28 Pages
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
5.0
Paperback
$7.99$7.59
picture • 32 Pages
Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions
Physical book
$21.99$20.45

Collaborators

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

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