Author & Illustrator

Wendell Minor


Wendell Minor has illustrated dozens of picture books, and his work has won countless awards and is in permanent collections of such institutions as the Museum of American Illustration and the Library of Congress. His cover illustrations have graced some of the most significant novels of our time by authors such as Toni Morrison, David McCullough, and James Michener. He lives in Washington, Connecticut. Visit him online at

Most Popular Wendell Minor Books

turtles and tortoises
Galapagos George
self-discovery · art · finding your passion
Edward Hopper Paints His World
boats · Halloween · perseverance
How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?
farms · animal sounds · friendship
My Farm Friends

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Jean Craighead George
Robert Burleigh
Eve Bunting
Ann Turner
Buzz Aldrin
Charlotte Zolotow
Nathaniel Philbrick
Brenda Peterson

Book Dedications by Wendell Minor

  • To the Rockwell Family
    Hi, I’m Norman: The Story of American Illustrator Norman Rockwell

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Books Stats

3Authored & Illustrated

Most Recent Book

Tiny Bird

Highest Rated Book

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