Author

Barbara Cooney

American writer and illustrator of children's books

1917   -   2000

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Smith College, Art Students League of New York
occupation: writer, children's writer
award received: Caldecott Medal

Barbara Cooney (August 6, 1917 – March 10, 2000) was an American writer and illustrator of 110 children's books, published over sixty years. She received two Caldecott Medals for her work on Chanticleer and the Fox (1958) and Ox-Cart Man (1979), and a National Book Award for Miss Rumphius (1982). Her books have been translated into 10 languages.For her contribution as a children's illustrator, Cooney was the U.S. nominee in 1994 for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international recognition for creators of children's books.
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works

6

Ox-Cart Man

book by Donald Hall

author: Donald Hall
illustrator: Barbara Cooney

1979

Chanticleer and the Fox

book by Barbara Cooney

author: Barbara Cooney
illustrator: Barbara Cooney

1958

Eleanor

biography of Eleanor Roosevelt

author: Barbara Cooney

1996

Island Boy

book by Barbara Cooney

author: Barbara Cooney

1988

Miss Rumphius

book by Barbara Cooney

author: Barbara Cooney

1982

Hattie and the Wild Waves

book by Barbara Cooney

author: Barbara Cooney

1990

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