David McPhail

David McPhail is a beloved author-illustrator of many books for children including best-selling

picture books, board books, and novelty books. He received a New York Times Best Illustrated

Books honor for Edward and the Pirates. He has also received a Boston Globe- Horn Book

honor, a Children’s Choice Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, a Children’s Booksellers Choices

Award, a Best Books of the Year award from Publisher’s Weekly for Mole Music, and many

state awards. He lives near the sea in New Hampshire with his wife Jan Waldron.