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Dan Yaccarino

Biography

Dan Yaccarino

DAN YACCARINO is an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator with more than 30 books to his credit. Dan is also the creator of the animated TV series Oswald and Willa's Wild Life, and he designed the characters for The Backyardigans.

Dan Yaccarino

Books by Dan Yaccarino

by Dan Yaccarino - Children's 4-8, Historical Fiction, Reference
From cave drawings to the invention of the printing press to our digital age, discover how a story has been told in many different ways from the past to today. It’s always been around, making us happy, sad, excited or scared and bringing people together. With simple text and delightful illustrations, Dan Yaccarino reminds us of the power of story.
by Dan Yaccarino - Children's, Picture
Doug and his parents are off to visit the grandbots. But when their journey is interrupted by some sheep in the road, Doug goes from downloading information about farm animals to actually interacting with them! Doug gets to learn by doing—he herds sheep, milks a cow, gathers eggs, and then uses good old-fashioned “horse sense” to get their car back on the road.
written by Paul Dubois Jacobs and Jennifer Swender, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino - Children's, Picture

This bright, young counting book is a delightful trip through the New York City subway system. Hand in hand, child and mother see colorful subway signs and funny passengers, watch trains screeching by, and make new friends. With bold illustrations and a playful, rhyming text, this is not only a counting book, but also a tribute to New York and a sweet story of a child and parent navigating the city together.