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David Shannon

Biography

David Shannon

David Shannon is the author and illustrator of many highly praised books for children. Born in Washington, D.C., he grew up in Spokane, Washington. He graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, with a fine arts degree, and then moved to New York City. His editorial illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, Time, and Rolling Stone, and his artwork has appeared on numerous book jackets. Shannon is a passionate baseball fan and softball player. He and his wife now live in Los Angeles.

David Shannon

Books by David Shannon

by David Shannon - Children's 4-8, Picture

Flushed with the success of his trailblazing bike ride around the farm, Duck decides he's ready to drive the tractor. As in the bestselling DUCK ON A BIKE, all the barnyard animals share their humorous comments as they watch Duck do the unthinkable. Then, one by one, they join him on the tractor for a ride! But what happens when Duck drives the big red tractor through town, past the popular diner where all the locals are having lunch? What will those folks really think when they see Duck and all the other animals riding around on Farmer O'Dell's tractor?

by David Shannon - Picture

Is something bugging you? Author David Shannon shows the funny side of waging war against --- oh no! --- head lice.

This book is guaranteed to make you laugh --- and itch! From the opening picture of a happy, oversized louse appearing with his suitcases, you know these bugs are determined to stay and Mom is about to go nuts!

Written by Jon Scieszka, Illustrated by David Shannon, Loren Long, David Gordon - Children's, Picture, Youth Fiction

Melvin worries his way around Trucktown trying to find out who gave him a valentine. After everyone he asks says no, little Rita beeps her way to Melvin's attention. Did she give Melvin the valentine?