Trina Schart Hyman


Born
in Philadelphia, The United States
April 08, 1939

Died
November 19, 2004

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Trina Schart Hyman (April 8, 1939 – November 19, 2004) was an American illustrator of children's books. She illustrated over 150 books, including fairy tales and Arthurian legends.

She won the 1985 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration, recognizing Saint George and the Dragon, retold by Margaret Hodges.
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Average rating: 4.13 · 74,746 ratings · 4,712 reviews · 143 distinct worksSimilar authors
Little Red Riding Hood

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4.14 avg rating — 23,147 ratings — published 1983 — 11 editions
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The Sleeping Beauty

4.27 avg rating — 8,419 ratings — published 1971 — 4 editions
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Saint George and the Dragon

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4.18 avg rating — 7,620 ratings — published 1984 — 14 editions
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Self Portrait, Trina Schart...

4.38 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 1981 — 2 editions
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How Six Found Christmas

3.71 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 1969 — 3 editions
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A Little Alphabet

3.98 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1980 — 3 editions
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Christmas Poems

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3.86 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1984
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The Enchanted Forest

4.62 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1984
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The Alphabet Game

4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings
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A Child's Christmas in Wales

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4.15 avg rating — 5,746 ratings — published 1952 — 78 editions
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More books by Trina Schart Hyman…
“I knew then that I wanted to go home, but I had no home to go to--and that is what adventures are all about.”
Trina Schart Hyman, Self Portrait, Trina Schart Hyman

“Everything that I have told you is, of course, a fairy tale. Life is magical, after all. Nothing is safe and everything changes.”
Trina Schart Hyman, Self Portrait, Trina Schart Hyman

“Christmas is not only where you find it; it's what you make of it.”
Trina Schart Hyman, How Six Found Christmas