Awards & Winners

David Shannon

Date of Birth 05-October-1960
Place of Birth Washington, D.C.
(United States of America, United States, with Territories, Contiguous United States, Area code 202)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Writer, Illustrator, Author
David Shannon is an American author and illustrator of children's books. Shannon grew up in Spokane, Washington. He graduated from the Art Center College of Design and now lives in Los Angeles. In 1998 he won the Caldecott Honor for his No, David!. He has also written A Bad Case of Stripes, How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball, and The Amazing Christmas Extravaganza. Shannon illustrated Audrey Wood's The Bunyans, various books by Jane Yolen including The Ballad of the Pirate Queens and Encounter, as well as Melinda Long's How I Became a Pirate and Pirates Don't Change Diapers.

Awards by David Shannon

Check all the awards nominated and won by David Shannon.


Book Sense Book of the Year Award: Children's Illustrated
Honored for : How I Became a Pirate


Caldecott Medal
Honored for : No, David!

Nominations 1999 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Caldecott Medal No, David!