Jerry Pinkney

Pinkney at the [[Mazza Museum]] in 2011 Jerry Pinkney (December 22, 1939 – October 20, 2021) was an American illustrator and writer of children's literature. Pinkney illustrated over 100 books since 1964, including picture books, nonfiction titles and novels. Pinkney's works addressed diverse themes and were usually done in watercolors.

In 1994, Pinkney obtained the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for the book ''John Henry'' and he has received five Coretta Scott King Awards for illustration. In 2010, he received the Caldecott Medal for his book ''The Lion & the Mouse.'' His book ''A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech that Inspired a Nation'' (2019), illustrated by Pinkney and written by Barry Wittenstein, won the Orbis Pictus Award for 2020.

In 2000, Pinkney received the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award from Kent State University, and, in 2004, he was awarded the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion for outstanding contributions in the field of children's literature. In 2016, Pinkney received the Coretta Scott King - Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Pinkney has partnered with the United States Postal Service, National Park Service, and National Geographic for his illustration work. His art has also been featured in numerous exhibitions. Provided by Wikipedia
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  8. Just Jerry
    how drawing shaped my life a memoir
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    by Pinkney, Jerry
    Published 2023
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  12. by McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
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  14. The tales of Uncle Remus
    The adventures of Brer Rabbit
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    by Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
    Published 1987
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  15. by Hurston, Zora Neale
    Published 1991
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  16. by Jackson, Richard, 1935-
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  18. by Taylor, Mildred D.
    Published 2003
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