David Shannon

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Birthday
5, 1960
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

An award-winning children's book illustrator and writer, he is best known for such works as A Bad Case of Stripes (2002) and No, David! (1998). He also illustrated author Melinda Long's Pirate books.

Before Fame

He attended the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Later, he moved to New York to pursue journalistic work.

Trivia

In addition to children's works, he created editorial illustrations for the New York Times and Rolling Stone magazine.

Family Life

He was born in Washington, D.C., but grew up mostly in Spokane, Washington. He and his wife, Heidi, settled in Los Angeles with their daughter, Emma.

Associated With

Hans Willhelm, another children's book illustrator, is perhaps best known for his Where's Waldo series.