Happy Birthday Ed Young!

November 28, 2015

Happy Birthday Ed Young!

He is an author and illustrator, and is best known for Seven Blind Mice, Wabi Sabi, Lon Po Po, and Tsunami. His use of paper and collage in his illustrations have earned him many awards, including the Caldecott Medal.

Ed Young was born in China, but moved to the United States when he was still in school. He wanted to be an architect, but found out that he loved art. Soon, he started writing and illustrating picture books.

One of his most famous books is Lon Po Po, which is a Chinese version of Little Red Riding Hood. In this story there are and three children that must outwit a wolf, so they won’t be eaten.

We love Ed Young’s colorful and unique illustrations in all of his books, check one out today!

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