Raúl Colón





Raúl Colón


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New York City has been Raul's loyal patron, from illustrated New Yorker covers to an MTA mural at the 191st. St. subway station to work in the New York Times.

Along with all this 'grown up' work, Raul Colón is a most prolific and popular children's book illustrator, happy that his time is always committed to publishers for years hence. In recent years he is pleased that his work has been recognized with The David Usher Greenwich Workshop Award from The Society of Illustrators as well as SI Gold and Silver Medals; honors from Communication Arts and 3x3; two Pura Belpre Awards; twice included in the NY Public Library's 100 titles for Reading and Sharing; and twice recipient of The Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Award. Raul lives nort
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Average rating: 3.93 · 9,456 ratings · 1,908 reviews · 57 distinct works · Similar authors
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Mock Caldecott 2018: December Reads - 2015 18 83 Dec 29, 2014 07:20PM  
Mock Caldecott 2018: 2015 Mock Caldecott Award Winner 15 114 Feb 02, 2015 11:56AM  
Mock Caldecott 2018: March Reads - 2017 23 151 Apr 07, 2016 12:35PM  
2016 Diversity Re...: A book with an illustrator of color (think Kadir Nelson). 13 8 Jun 21, 2016 04:21PM  


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