David Shannon


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in Washington, D.C., The United States
October 05, 1959

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David Shannon is the author and illustrator of many highly praised books for children. Born in Washington, D.C., he grew up in Spokane, Washington. He graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, with a fine arts degree, and then moved to New York City. His editorial illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, Time, and Rolling Stone, and his artwork has appeared on numerous book jackets. Shannon is a passionate baseball fan and softball player. He and his wife now live in Los Angeles.


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Average rating: 4.15 · 213,374 ratings · 10,187 reviews · 110 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Bad Case of Stripes

4.24 avg rating — 57,233 ratings — published 1998 — 22 editions
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No, David!

4.13 avg rating — 39,631 ratings — published 1998 — 19 editions
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David Goes to School

4.17 avg rating — 16,676 ratings — published 1999 — 18 editions
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David Gets In Trouble

4.22 avg rating — 15,967 ratings — published 2002 — 12 editions
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Duck On A Bike

4.07 avg rating — 13,058 ratings — published 2002 — 18 editions
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Alice The Fairy

4.08 avg rating — 6,550 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
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Too Many Toys

4.04 avg rating — 3,967 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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Good Boy, Fergus!

4.05 avg rating — 2,465 ratings — published 2006 — 12 editions
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It's Christmas, David!

4.12 avg rating — 1,760 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Oh, David! A Diaper David Book

4.12 avg rating — 1,341 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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“Fairy dust is very useful. I use it to turn oatmeal into cake.”
David Shannon, Alice The Fairy

“Duck is such a show-off!”
David Shannon, Duck On A Bike

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