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Tony DiTerlizzi

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#1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Tony DiTerlizzi, has been creating children’s books for twenty years. From fanciful picture books like The Broken Ornament and The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon and The Search for WondLa, DiTerlizzi imbues his stories with rich imagination. With Holly Black, he created the middle-grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles, which has sold over 20 million copies, been adapted into a feature film, and translated in over thirty countries. He teamed up with Lucasfilm to retell the original Star Wars trilogy as a picture book and his collaboration with celebrated author Mo Willems created the bestseller The Story of Diva & Flea. The Norman R ...more

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi

If you’ve been following me on social media for the past year, you know that in November I celebrated the opening of a retrospective exhibition at The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.



To say that the experience was surreal would be an understatement. Having grown up copying Rockwell’s iconic images, it is an amazing experience just to stand in the presence of his original o

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J.M. Barrie's classic has surly pirates, a hungry crocodile, feisty faeries and flying kids with weapons . . . what more could you ask for? ...more
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“Tiny-perhaps." Rovender kept his eyes fixed on the rings. "Insignificant-never, Eva Nine. No living thing is insignificant.”
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“Never abandon imagination”
Tony DiTerlizzi, Jimmy Zangwow's Out-of-This-World Moon-Pie Adventure

“The real question one should ask when presented with a puzzle is, ‘Should I solve it? Do I really need to know the answer?”
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“Never abandon imagination”
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Darlene Jepsen Thanks for making me your friend online here. I have read some of your work and loved it.


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Dax Hi Tony. Please try to come to the Edinburgh Book Festival, I'd love to meet you and have my books signed! It's a big event and all the big names come to it :D

You should come! It'll be fun! :D


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P.J. Thanks for the friendship!


Neveen Thanks for accepting my friend request...


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