Gerald McDermott





Gerald McDermott


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in Detroit, MI, The United States
January 31, 1941

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Gerald McDermott is an award-winning children’s book illustrator and an expert on mythology. His work often combines bright colors and styles with ancient imagery.

He has created more than 25 books and animated films. His first book, Anansi the Spider, was awarded a Caldecott Honor, and he’s since won the Caldecott Medal for Arrow to the Sun and another Caldecott Honor.

Average rating: 3.97 · 14,153 ratings · 1,272 reviews · 50 distinct worksSimilar authors
Anansi the Spider: A Tale f...

4.09 avg rating — 5,682 ratings — published 1973 — 16 editions
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Arrow to the Sun

3.88 avg rating — 5,012 ratings — published 1974 — 16 editions
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Raven: A Trickster Tale fro...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1,438 ratings — published 1993 — 11 editions
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Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickste...

3.98 avg rating — 421 ratings — published 1992 — 13 editions
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Monkey: A Trickster Tale fr...

3.72 avg rating — 252 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Coyote: A Trickster Tale fr...

3.84 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 1994 — 15 editions
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Jabutí the Tortoise: A Tric...

3.75 avg rating — 206 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
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Tim O'Toole and the Wee Folk

3.64 avg rating — 155 ratings — published 1990 — 5 editions
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Musicians of the Sun

4.04 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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Creation

3.98 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 2003
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