Dan Yaccarino is an internationally acclaimed illustrator, writer, and producer who has created many children’s books and several animated series.
He is the author and illustrator of over eighty books for children, most notably, Doug Unplugged (Knopf), Unlovable (Henry Holt & Co.), The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau (Knopf), and Every Friday (Henry Holt & Co.). Dan’s work in children’s literature has garnered a host of prestigious awards and several of his books have been adapted into foreign editions, stage productions, and toys.read more
Dan created the animated series Doug Unplugs, the Parent’s Choice Award Recommended Oswald, and the Emmy-winning Willa’s Wild Life. He is also the designer behind Nickelodeon’s Emmy-winning animated series, The Backyardigans.
He is a highly sought after public speaker and has spoken at children’s literature conferences and Pixar, as well as had the honor of being invited to the White House to read his books and participate in the annual Easter festivities.
You can visit his website at www.yaccarinostudio.com.