Author & Illustrator

Floyd Cooper

Biography

Floyd Cooper (www.floydcooper.com) always dreamed of becoming an artist, and he has now illustrated dozens of books for children, including <i>Jump! (From the Life of Michael Jordan)</i>, <i>Back of the Bus</i>, and<i> Max and the Tag-Along Moon</i>. He received a Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations in <i>The Blacker the Berry</i> and a Coretta Scott King Honor for his illustrations in <i>Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea</i> and <i>I Have Heard of a Land</i>.<i> </i>He lives in New Jersey with his family. Follow him on Twitter @floydcooper4.

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Collaborators

Nikki Grimes
Kristy Dempsey
Jacqueline Woodson
Sharon Langley
Amy Nathan

Book Dedications by Floyd Cooper

  • For the Williams, the Banks, the Perkins, and the Cooper families - the clans that form my tree.
    Juneteenth for Mazie