Erin Stead

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Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead are author and illustrator of A Sick Day for Amos McGee, winner of the Caldecott Medal. It is their first book together. Philip is also the author and illustrator of Creamed Tuna Fish and Peas on Toast. They divide their time between Ann Arbor, Michigan, and New York City.


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Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Erin E. Stead

This endearing story of friendship and patience is a worthy companion to Philip and Erin Stead's last collaboration, A Sick Day for Amos McGee, winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal.

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Erin Stead - Woodblock Process

Illustrator Erin Stead talks about the process of creating the artwork for her Caldecott-winning picture book, A SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE. Audio compliments of TeachingBooks.net

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And Then It's Spring book trailer

From Caldecott-winning illustrator Erin Stead and debut author Julie Fogliano comes AND THEN IT'S SPRING, about a little boy and his dog waiting for the first sign of the new season.

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April 03, 2014

Join the Steads at the 826 Storymakers Dinner!

Hello again! Your local blog thief here. It seems things are heating up around here and I have many exciting events to tell you about these days. This time, I’m here to let you know both Philip and Erin will be speaking at the Fifth Annual Storymakers Dinner here in Ann...

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If You Want to See a Whale

Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Erin E. Stead
A Neal Porter Book

If you want to see a whale, you will need to know what not to look at. Pink roses, pelicans, possible pirates . . . If you want to see a whale, you have...


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Bear Has a Story to Tell

Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Erin E. Stead
A Neal Porter Book

It was almost winter and Bear was getting sleepy. But first, Bear had a story to tell... Bear found his friend Mouse, but Mouse was busy gathering seeds and...


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And Then It's Spring

by Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Erin E. Stead
A Neal Porter Book

Caldecott-winning artist of A Sick Day for Amos McGee, Erin Stead, dazzles once again in this ode to the first stirrings of spring.


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A Sick Day for Amos McGee

written by Philip C. Stead; Illustrated by Erin E. Stead
A Neal Porter Book

THE BEST SICK DAY EVER and the animals in the zoo feature in this striking picture book debut. Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos...


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