has been an illustrator for more than 30 years (Yikes!) and has also been a writer and illustrator of kids' books for more than 20 years (Yikes Again!) He's won all sorts of awards. This last year has been especially kind to him: He won the Orbis Pictus Award and was also an ALA Sibert Award Honoree. You can see his books at booksbybrown.com
Don has been inspired by the art of Bill Mauldin, Paul Coker Jr, Ralph Steadman, Shel Siverstein and Ronald Searle. His animal drawings owe a great deal to the wonderful work of Heinrich Kley.