is the author and illustrator of
many highly praised books for children-such as Too Many
, Alice the Fairy
, No, David!
David Goes to School
Born in Washington, D.C., he grew up in Spokane, Washington. He
graduated from the Art centre 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.