Eric Velásquez


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Eric Velásquez is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including several previous collaborations with Carole Boston Weatherford. He won the John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award for his illustrations of The Piano Man, written by Debbi Chocolate. Eric Velásquez is also the author-illustrator of the Pura Belpré Illustrator Award–winning Grandma’s Gift. Born in Harlem, he lives and works in Hartsdale, New York.

Average rating: 3.98 · 8,612 ratings · 1,936 reviews · 68 distinct worksSimilar authors
Grandma's Gift

3.95 avg rating — 332 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Looking for Bongo

3.54 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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Grandma's Records

4.17 avg rating — 136 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
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Octopus Stew

3.62 avg rating — 119 ratings
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My Twin Brother/My Twin Sister

3.25 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Ghostwriter: Disappearing Act

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Schomburg: The Man Who Buil...

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The Price of Freedom: How O...

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Encyclopedia Brown and the ...

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4.02 avg rating — 376 ratings — published 1996 — 8 editions
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Our Children Can Soar: A Ce...

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4.41 avg rating — 287 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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