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Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Caldecott Honor Book

Laura Vaccaro Seeger is a New York Times best-selling author and illustrator and a 2-time winner of the Caldecott Honor Award, winner of the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award, the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book, and a 2-time winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award. She is also the recipient of the Empire State Award for "Body of Work and Contribution to Children’s Literature".
Laura’s paintings have been exhibited at many museums and galleries including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, the Mazza Museum of Picture Book Art, the New York Public Library, and the New York Nassau County Museum of Art.
Laura grew up on Long Island, New York, with her parents, Vera and Phil, brothers, Billy and Tommy, sister, Linda, and both grandmothers. She began drawing at two years old and never stopped. She earned her BFA degree at the School of Fine Art and Design at the State University of New York at Purchase in Westchester, New York. She then moved to Manhattan and began a career as an animator, artist, designer, and editor in the network television business. She created show openings and special segments for NBC and ABC for many years and won an Emmy Award for an opening animation for an NBC Special.
 Laura has been an artist and a writer for as long as she can remember and has always wanted to make picture books for children. In the fifth grade, she’d wri

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  • Dog and Bear Fan Video!

    Produced and directed by 12-year-old Dylan Seeger. Based on the children's book, DOG AND BEAR, by (his mom) Laura Vaccaro Seeger.

  • The Hidden Alphabet - Animated Trailer

    From A through Z, author and artist Laura Vaccaro Seeger dazzles her readers with new and different ways of thinking about our alphabet. Enjoy this movie with little ones - and old ones, too.

  • Green Book Trailer

    Watch the trailer for GREEN, the new illustrated children's book by Laura Vaccaro Seeger.

  • BULLY by Laura Vaccaro Seeger Book Trailer

    Watch this video for BULLY, the new picture book by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

  • Laura Vaccaro Seeger talks about her picture book, BULLY

    Author and illustrator Laura Vaccaro Seeger discusses hew new book, Bully.

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Green

written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Roaring Brook Press

Die cut pages bring surprise after surprise in this magical new book from the "Queen of the concept book"—an intricate and satisfying homage to green, the color of all creation. How...

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What If?

written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Roaring Brook Press

MULTIPLE STORIES . . . MULTIPLE STORIES. A story about choices from the "Queen of the
Concept Book."—The Horn Book

WHAT IF a boy found a beach ball and kicked it into the ocean? WHAT IF two seals found it and began to play? WHAT IF a third seal appeared on the beach looking for a friend?
 
In this spare and deceptively simple book, Laura Vaccaro Seeger shows us the same story with three different outcomes, each highlighting the possibility in possibilities.Youngest children will enjoy this visit to the beach and the chance to guess what happens when different choices are made.

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One Boy

Laura Vaccaro Seeger, Illustrated by the author

Roaring Brook Press

A CLASSIC IN THE MAKING FROM THE 2008 CALDECOTT HONOR WINNERONE BOY is a perfect example of why Kirkus Reviews calls Laura Vaccaro Seeger the “emerging master of the...

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Dog and Bear: Two's Company

Dog and Bear Series

Laura Vaccaro Seeger, Illustrated by the author

Roaring Brook Press

WHAT'S BETTER THAN ONE DOG AND BEAR BOOK?  TWO! In three new stories, the two dearest of friends celebrate Bear's birthday, have their first falling out, and...

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