Allen Say


Born
in Japan
January 01, 1937

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Allen Say is one of the most beloved artists working today. He is the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for GRANDFATHER'S JOURNEY, and also won a Caldecott Honor and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for THE BOY OF THE THREE-YEAR NAP (written by Dianne Snyder). Many of Allen’s stories are derived from his own experiences as a child. His other books include THE BICYCLE MAN, TEA WITH MILK, and TREE OF CRANES, hailed by The Horn Book in a starred review as “the achievement of a master in his prime.” Allen’s recent book, ERIKA-SAN, received a starred review in Publishers Weekly. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Average rating: 3.92 · 53,406 ratings · 3,225 reviews · 36 distinct worksSimilar authors
Drawing from Memory

3.82 avg rating — 30,843 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Grandfather's Journey

4.12 avg rating — 14,577 ratings — published 1993 — 24 editions
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Tea with Milk

4.09 avg rating — 1,265 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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Silent Days, Silent Dreams

4.27 avg rating — 637 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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Tree of Cranes

4.10 avg rating — 605 ratings — published 1991 — 7 editions
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The Bicycle Man

3.91 avg rating — 584 ratings — published 1982 — 12 editions
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Kamishibai Man

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4.22 avg rating — 474 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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The Favorite Daughter

3.84 avg rating — 357 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Emma's Rug

3.89 avg rating — 299 ratings — published 1996 — 8 editions
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The Inker's Shadow

3.83 avg rating — 240 ratings — published 2015
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