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Ed Young

American children's illustrator

1931   -  

country of citizenship: People's Republic of China
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Illinois system
occupation: writer, children's writer
award received: Caldecott Medal, Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature

Ed Tse-chun Young (Chinese: 杨志成; pinyin: Yáng Zhìchéng; born November 28, 1931) is a Chinese-born American illustrator and writer of children's picture books. He won one Caldecott Medal for the year's best American picture book and for his lifetime contribution as a children's illustrator he was twice the U.S. nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.
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Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China

book by Ed Young

author: Ed Young
illustrator: Ed Young


Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze

book by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis

author: Elizabeth Foreman Lewis
illustrator: Kurt Wiese, Ed Young

The Emperor and the Kite

book by Jane Yolen

author: Jane Yolen
illustrator: Ed Young


Lon Po Po

author: Ed Young

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