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Jerry Pinkney (1939–2021)

Autor(a) de The Lion & the Mouse

29+ Works 9,742 Membros 1,142 Críticas 4 Favorited

About the Author

Jerry Pinkney was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 22, 1939. He began drawing as a four-year-old child, studied commercial art at the Dobbins Vocational School, and received a full scholarship to the Philadelphia Museum College of Art. After graduating, Pinkney worked in design and mostrar mais illustrations, helped found Kaleidoscope Studios, and later opened the Jerry Pinkney Studio. His is a children's book illustrator and has created the art for over one hundred titles including Julius Lester's John Henry, Sam and the Tigers, and The Old African, plus adaptations of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Match Girl and The Nightingale. He has won numerous awards including six Caldecott Honor Medals, five Coretta Scott King Awards, four Coretta Scott King Honor Awards, four New York Times Best Illustrated Book awards, and the Hamilton King Award. He also received the Virginia Hamilton Literary award from Kent State University in 2000, the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion in 2004, the Original Art's Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators in 2006, Laura Ingalls Wilder Award in 2016, and the Coretta Scott King -Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2016. In addition to holding numerous one-man retrospectives and exhibiting his work in more than one hundred international group shows, Pinkney's art resides in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, the Delaware Art Museum, and the Brandywine River Art Museum. He has taught art at the Pratt Institute, the University of Delaware, and the University of Buffalo. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Image credit: Illustrator and writer Jerry Pickney at the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas, United States. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=83473856

Obras por Jerry Pinkney

The Lion & the Mouse (2009) 3,087 exemplares
The Ugly Duckling (1999) 2,037 exemplares
The Tortoise and the Hare (2013) 628 exemplares
Noah’s Ark (2002) 609 exemplares
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1997) 558 exemplares
Aesop's Fables (1702) 468 exemplares
The Little Red Hen (2006) 429 exemplares
Three Little Kittens (2010) 404 exemplares
Little Red Riding Hood (2007) 332 exemplares
The Grasshopper & the Ants (2015) 209 exemplares
The Little Match Girl (Adapted & Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney) (1967) — Adapter & Illustrator — 192 exemplares
The Three Billy Goats Gruff (2017) 171 exemplares
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (2011) 143 exemplares
Puss in Boots (2012) 123 exemplares

Associated Works

Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) — Ilustrador, algumas edições19,096 exemplares
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1976) — Artista da capa, algumas edições11,729 exemplares
The Talking Eggs: A Folktale from the American South (1989) — Ilustrador — 1,822 exemplares
The Patchwork Quilt (1985) — Ilustrador — 1,661 exemplares
John Henry (1994) — Ilustrador — 1,522 exemplares
Nightjohn (1996) — Ilustrador — 1,279 exemplares
Goin' Someplace Special (2001) — Ilustrador — 1,206 exemplares
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1894) — Ilustrador, algumas edições895 exemplares
Mirandy and Brother Wind (1988) — Ilustrador — 873 exemplares
The Big Book for Peace (1990) — Ilustrador — 817 exemplares
Guys Write for Guys Read (2005) — Ilustrador — 769 exemplares
The Adventures of Spider: West African Folktales (1964) — Ilustrador — 622 exemplares
Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman (1996) — Ilustrador — 589 exemplares
The Planet of Junior Brown (1971) — Ilustrador, algumas edições498 exemplares
The Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (1987) — Ilustrador — 480 exemplares
Home Place (1990) — Ilustrador — 473 exemplares
Sam and the Tigers; A New Telling of 'Little Black Sambo' (1996) — Ilustrador — 464 exemplares
Pretend You're a Cat (1990) — Ilustrador — 389 exemplares
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Contribuidor — 346 exemplares
Drylongso (1992) — Ilustrador — 288 exemplares
Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? (2006) — Ilustrador — 283 exemplares
A Stranger Came Ashore (1975) — Artista da capa, algumas edições278 exemplares
Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir (1979) — Ilustrador — 269 exemplares
Black Cowboy, Wild Horses (1998) — Ilustrador — 262 exemplares
The Moon Over Star (2008) — Ilustrador — 260 exemplares
Turtle in July (1989) — Ilustrador — 217 exemplares
Half a Moon and One Whole Star (1986) — Ilustrador — 198 exemplares
Uncle Remus: The Complete Tales (1999) — Ilustrador — 183 exemplares
The Sunday Outing (1994) — Ilustrador — 170 exemplares
The Jungle Book (1995) — Ilustrador, algumas edições168 exemplares
Back Home (1992) — Ilustrador — 167 exemplares
The All-I'll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll (2007) — Ilustrador — 165 exemplares
God Bless the Child (2003) — Ilustrador — 163 exemplares
Rabbit Makes a Monkey of Lion: A Swahili Tale (1989) — Ilustrador — 137 exemplares
In for Winter, Out for Spring (1991) — Ilustrador — 129 exemplares
The Old African (2005) — Ilustrador — 126 exemplares
Journeys with Elijah: Eight Tales of the Prophet (1999) — Ilustrador — 122 exemplares
In Plain Sight: A Game (2016) — Ilustrador — 114 exemplares
Sweethearts of Rhythm (2009) — Ilustrador — 105 exemplares
A Home in the Barn (2018) — Ilustrador, algumas edições95 exemplares
The First Adventures of Spider: West African Folktales (2012) — Ilustrador — 86 exemplares
David's Songs: His Psalms and Their Story (1992) — Ilustrador — 78 exemplares
A Starlit Somersault Downhill (1993) — Ilustrador — 66 exemplares
The Christmas Boot (2006) — Ilustrador — 63 exemplares
Tikvah: Children's Book Creators Reflect on Human Rights (2001) — Contribuidor — 61 exemplares
Tonweya and the Eagles (1979) — Ilustrador — 47 exemplares
Music from Our Lord's Holy Heaven (2005) — Ilustrador — 40 exemplares
More Adventures of Spider: West African Folk Tales (1972) — Ilustrador — 33 exemplares
A Starlit Snowfall (2011) — Ilustrador — 27 exemplares
The beautiful blue jay, and other tales of India, (1967) — Ilustrador — 17 exemplares
The Further Adventures of Spider: West African Folktales (1800) — Ilustrador — 9 exemplares
Kostas the Rooster (1968) — Ilustrador — 7 exemplares
Ji-Nongo-Nongo Means Riddles (1978) — Ilustrador — 5 exemplares
Rosie and Mr. William Star (1981) — Ilustrador — 5 exemplares
Reading Rainbow: The Patchwork Quilt [1985 TV episode] (1985) — Ilustrador — 3 exemplares
The Twin Witches of Fingle Fu — Ilustrador — 1 exemplar
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 4, December 1978 — Ilustrador — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1939-12-22
Data de falecimento
2021-10-20
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Causa da morte
heart attack
Locais de residência
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Croton-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Educação
Philadelphia Museum College of Art
Ocupações
Painter
Children's Book Author
Children's Book Illustrator
Relações
Pinkney, Gloria Jean (wife)
Pinkney, J. Brian (son)
Pinkney, Myles C. (son)
Pinkney, Andrea Davis (daughter-in-law)
Pinkney, Sandra L. (daughter-in-law)
Prémios e menções honrosas
University of Southern Mississippi Medallion (2004)
Society of Illustrators Lifetime Achievement Award ( [2006])
Regina Medal (2005)
Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award (2016)
Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal (2016)
Agente
Sheldon Fogelman

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Jerry Pinkney was an illustrator of children's books and the winner of numerous awards including one Caldecott Medal and five Caldecott Honors. In 2004 he won the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion for outstanding contributions in the field of children’s literature.

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One of my absolute favorite wordless picture books to look through. Absolutely stunning. Jerry Pinkney was so talented.
 
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mrsandersonreads23 | 515 outras críticas | Apr 14, 2024 |
This is a beautiful story by Hans Christian Andersen. An egg is found in the nest amid the others. This one is quite different than the others. When hatched it is quite strange. Away from the others he is ostracized. Diving into the deep, freezing cold, alone and freezing, caught in the ice death seems near. But even though he did not have enough to eat, slowly the earth became more soft and tender. In front of him were a flock of birds, very much like him, ever so slowly, he gained strength and began to stretch himself down into the water he began to fly, and those who saw him believed he was the most beautiful of all.… (mais)
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Whisper1 | 281 outras críticas | Apr 11, 2024 |
Gr 3–7—This illustrated memoir centers the late Caldecott Medalist's childhood in 1940s Philadelphia, capturing his
voice and heart through the sepia-toned sketches and earnest recollections. Perhaps we didn't get to read this as
Pinkney had envisioned it, but for his admirers and kids everywhere, this is just perfect.
 
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BackstoryBooks | Apr 1, 2024 |
A mongoose is adopted by an English family living in India, and soon goes to war with the cobras living in the garden.
 
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KristenRoper | 11 outras críticas | Mar 14, 2024 |

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Obras
29
Also by
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Membros
9,742
Popularidade
#2,450
Avaliação
4.1
Críticas
1,142
ISBN
161
Línguas
9
Marcado como favorito
4

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