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McClintock in 2011, posing at an event in New York.
May 6, 1955 |
Flemington, New Jersey
|Occupation||Writer and illustrator|
Barbara McClintock (born May 6, 1955) is an American illustrator and author of children's books.
After attending Jamestown College in Jamestown, North Dakota, she moved to New York City a week following her 20th birthday on the recommendation of Maurice Sendak, whom she called to ask advice about how to become a children's book illustrator. She studied briefly at The Art Students League of New York.
Her books have won numerous awards, including four New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Books, a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor award (2003, for Dahlia ), two Time Magazine Best Books, eight NY Public Library 100 Recommended Books, a Golden Kite award, two Parents Choice, an ALA Notable Book, a NEBA, starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, SLJ, Kirkus and Horn Book. The Minneapolis Children's Theatre made a ballet/opera of her book Animal Fables From Aesop, originally published in 1991 by David R. Godine, Publisher.
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