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About George

I began my professional work with children in 1973. After experience as a children’s librarian and professional storyteller, my first children’s book, LIZARD’S SONG, was accepted by Greenwillow in 1979. Since then I've had 38 books published including 30 picture books (among them DANCE AWAY, CLIMBING KANSAS MOUNTAINS, WHITE IS FOR BLUEBERRY, THE SECRET CHICKEKN CLUB and BUSY IN THE GARDEN)... More
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10/23/2012The World in 32 Pages: The Picture Book Then, Now & Always (2 Comments )
THE WORLD IN 32 PAGES: PICTURE BOOKS THEN, NOW & ALWAYS This past weekend I was grateful to be one of the speakers at Wisconsin’s SCBWI conference held in Racine, Wisconsin. As such conferences usually are, it was a time of little sleep... Read the rest of this post
3/26/2012WRITING PICTURE BOOKS (1 Comments )
Voice as Character II of III For many, one of the challenges of writing is making sure each character has his own unique voice. Who hasn’t received a rejection that referred to our “puppet” or “cardboard” characters?... Read the rest of this post
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1. Rabbit's Gift (Hardcover)
    Author: George Shannon
    Illustrator: Dronzek, Laura Dronzek
    Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Ages 4-8 11/01/2007
87 Reviews  
2. Busy in the Garden (Hardcover)
    Author: George Shannon
    Illustrator: Sam Williams
    Publisher: Greenwillow
Ages 4-8 02/28/2006
6 Reviews  
3. White Is for Blueberry (Ala Notable Children's Books. Younger Readers (A...
    Author: George Shannon
    Illustrator: Laura Dronzek
    Publisher: Greenwillow
Ages 4-8 03/29/2005
79 Reviews  
4. More True Lies: 18 Tales for You to Judge (Library Binding)
    Author: George Shannon
    Illustrator: John O'Brien
    Publisher: Greenwillow
Ages 4-8 05/01/2001
9 Reviews  
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Books 1 - 2 from George's bookshelf
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1. Duck, Duck, Moose (Hardcover)
    Author: Dave Horowitz
    Illustrator: Dave Horowitz
    Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
N/A 9/2/2010
George said: This is a wonderful and wry comedy of manners in picture book form. A gem for readers. A vitamin for writers!
tags: Inspired me , I recommend
4 Reviews  
2. A Birthday for Cow! (Paperback)
    Author: Jan Thomas
    Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Ages 4-8 8/31/2010
George said: This is one of my favorite books in recent years. I share it with children every chance I get. Cheers to Jan Thomas!
tags: I recommend
113 Reviews  
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Comment by Kelly Luo on 11/12/2010 at 2:14 AM:
Hi George. First comment is me? I am So lucky. Best Wishes to you. Have a good weekend days.

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