David McPhail





David McPhail

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born
in Newburyport, Massachusetts, The United States
June 30, 1940

gender
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David was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts and attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. While there, he began illustrating. He is now an award-winning author and illustrator of nearly 200 books beloved by children, parents and librarians across the United States. McPhail has garnered many prestigious awards, including a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year for Mole Music in 2001. McPhail’s other books include First Flight, which the New York Times praised as “hilarious and helpful”; and Lost!, which was chosen as an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.

McPhail has four children, three stepchildren, and is a proud grandfather. He is married to Jan Waldron, with whom he has written and illustrated sev
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Average rating: 3.80 · 6,901 ratings · 1,424 reviews · 191 distinct works · Similar authors
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Mole Music
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 265 ratings — published 1999 — 9 editions
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Waddles
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 149 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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The Teddy Bear
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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Santa's Book of Names
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 1993 — 7 editions
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The Family Tree
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 1984 — 8 editions
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Andrew Draws
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3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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