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  • DavidDiaz
    Justine Hibbard
    4th quarter
    8th grade
  • What’s makes him interesting?
    David Diaz is a famous author for children's books.
    Some of his famous books are Sharing the seasons, Cesar Si si Puede! Yea we can, the little scarecrow boy, and many others some you may find illustrated by him.  
  • He’s interesting because…
    He illustrates and he publishes stories
    He won the Caldecott Medal, American Library association,1995 for Smoky Night.
    He has a strong passion for writing and music
    He gets some book ideas from music he likes.
  • He was influenced
    David Diaz was influenced by music and by children
    He says “music speaks to me like my books speak to the children.”
    David finds inspiration in songs.
    Sandra Tobe
    And his wife
  • He’s known for…
    His Newberry Honor winner (Eve Bunting, Going Home.)
    His passion for writing and for his books.
    Being a very caring guy
  • What about David?
    David is a illustrator
    David is a writer for children’s book
    He is a inspiration for kids
    He donates a third of his earnings to kids foundation.
    He was born in 1960 in Fort Lauderdale Florida
    He lives in Carlsbad, California
  • What makes him different?
    Besides being an illustrator and a writer he is a graphic designer, a painter and an accomplished ceramic artist. His famous art paintings and ceramics is currently touring the country.
    Even when he was in 1st grade he knew he wanted to be a artist but he never knew he would be award winning illustrator.
  • His life is interesting.
    He gives to the kids not only by the books he writes but by donating.
    When he does book signing he usually reads to the kids that come.
    Also he won Caldecott medal for the book Smokey night.
  • He could be a role model
    In high school David I was encouraged to pursue a career in illustration. This shows that dreams can come true he wanted to pursue his dream and he made it with a little faith in himself.
    His best friend then and wife now showed him how to work with colors. Shows that friends and family may always help you follow your dreams.
  • Bibliography
    http://www.gale.cengage.com/free_resources/chh/bio/diaz_d.htm
    http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/contributor.jsp?id=3002