David McPhail





David McPhail


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

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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 · 8,601 ratings · 1,695 reviews · 199 distinct works · Similar authors
Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore!

3.99 avg rating — 367 ratings — published 1993 — 12 editions
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Mole Music

4.21 avg rating — 329 ratings — published 1999 — 9 editions
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Edward and the Pirates

3.92 avg rating — 377 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
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Waddles

3.76 avg rating — 169 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Santa's Book of Names

4.08 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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The Teddy Bear

4.28 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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Sisters

4.25 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 1984 — 10 editions
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The Family Tree

3.43 avg rating — 143 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Andrew Draws

3.43 avg rating — 141 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Beatrix Potter and Her Pain...

3.78 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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