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Encyclopedia > Dan Yaccarino

Dan Yaccarino (b. May 20, 1965) is an American author, illustrator and television producer known for his animated television series, children’s books and award-winning imagery. An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... An illustrator is a graphic artist who specializes in enhancing written text by providing a visual representation that corresponds to the content of the associated text. ... A Television producer oversees the making of television penis programs. ... An animated series or cartoon series is a television series produced by means of animation. ...


Children’s literature

Yaccarino has written and illustrated dozens of books for children, most notably Unlovable, Zoom Zoom Zoom! I’m Off to the Moon! and Good Night, Mr. Night. He has worked with some of the most prestigious names in children’s literature, including the immortal Margaret Wise Brown, Jack Prelutsky, Kevin Henkes, and Naomi Shabib Nye. Yaccarino’s work in children’s literature has garnered many glowing reviews and a worldwide following. He has been invited to the White House to share his books and participate in the annual Easter festivities. Margaret Wise Brown (23 May 1910 - 13 November 1952) was a United States author of childrens literature, which include Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, both illustrated by Clement Hurd. ... –§– Jack Prelutsky (born September 8, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American poet noted for his childrens poems. ... Kevin Henkes (1960-) is a noted childrens book author and illustrator, most famous for his book, Kittens First Full Moon, which won the Caldecott Medal. ... North façade of the White House, seen from Pennsylvania Avenue. ...


Yaccarino is the creator and producer of the animated series Oswald, notable for its gentle stories and surreal universe. Oswald, a gentle blue octopus, lives in a whimsical world with his best friends, a hot dog named Weenie, a fussy penguin named Henry and an energetic flower named Daisy. Oswald can refer to: Saint Oswald, from the 10th century Lee Harvey Oswald, involved in the assassination of John F. Kennedy Stephen S. Oswald, a NASA astronaut Oswald Teichmüller, a German mathematician Oswald Achenbach, a German landscape painter Oswald Veblen, an American mathematician Oswald Garrison Villard, a Americn journalist...

Yaccarino also designed the characters for the hit animated Nickelodeon series The Backyardigans. Nickelodeon may refer to: Nickelodeon movie theater, an early 20th century form of small, neighborhood movie theaters Nickelodeon (film), a 1976 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich Nickelodeon (TV channel), a cable TV network whose demographic is primarily children and pre-teens in the United States. ... The Backyardigans is a CGI-animated childrens TV series. ...

Yaccarino’s new animated series, Willa’s Wild Life, based on his popular children’s book An Octopus Followed Me Home, chronicles the adventures of an impetuous little girl who lives with her long-suffering father and all manner of exotic wildlife.


Yaccarino’s illustrations have graced the pages of such publications as The New York Times, BusinessWeek, and New York Magazine. He has created images for a wide variety of corporate projects and advertising campaigns as well, including Cotton Inc, AT&T and Gardenburger. His work is widely received in Japan, and he has worked extensively for clients such as Sony and Nikkei. The New York Times is a newspaper published in New York City by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. ... BusinessWeek is a business magazine published by McGraw-Hill. ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... This article describes the present AT&T Inc. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Nikkei can refer to: The Nihon Keizai Shimbun newspaper The Nikkei 225 stock market index This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Partial bibliography

  • Bam Bam Bam
  • One Hole in the Road
  • If I Had a Robot
  • Zoom Zoom Zoom! I’m Off to the Moon!
  • Good Night, Mr. Night
  • An Octopus Followed Me Home
  • Five Little Pumpkins
  • Little White Dog
  • Circle Dogs
  • Trashy Town
  • Deep in the Jungle
  • Blast Off Boy and Blorp: First Day on a Strange New Planet
  • Blast Off Boy And Blorp: New Pet
  • Blast Off Boy And Blorp: The Big Science Fair
  • Come With Me
  • Surviving Brick Johnson
  • Oswald
  • Unlovable
  • The Good Little Bad Little Pig
  • The Lima Bean Monster
  • Dan Yaccarino’s Mother Goose
  • Where the Four Winds Blow
  • Bittle
  • The Birthday Fish
  • Every Friday
  • Who Will Sing a Lullaby?
  • Go Go America
  • Little Boy With a Big Horn

External link

  • Official Website



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