Tomie DePaola

Tomie dePaola is the beloved Caldecott Honor and Newbery Honor award-winning author and/or illustrator of over 200 books. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association for his "substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children," the Smithson Medal from the Smithsonian Institution, and the Regina Medal from the Catholic Library Association.