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Eric Rohmann

Eric Rohmann

Eric Rohmann won the Caldecott Medal for My Friend Rabbit, and a Caldecott Honor for Time Flies. He is also the author and illustrator of Clara and Asha, A Kitten Tale, and The Cinder-Eyed Cats, among other books for children. He has illustrated many other books, including Last Song, based on a poem by James Guthrie, and has created book jackets for a number of novels, including His Dark Materials, by Philip Pullman.  Rohmann was born in Riverside, Illinois in 1957. He grew up in Downers Grove, a suburb of Chicago. As a boy, he played Little League baseball, read comic books, and collected rocks and minerals, insects, leaves, and animal skulls.  Rohmann has his BS in Art and an MS in Studio Art from Illinois State University, and an MFA in Printmaking/Fine Bookmaking from Arizona State University. He also studied Anthropology and Biology. He taught printmaking, painting, and fine bookmaking at Belvoir Terrace in Massachusetts and introductory drawing, fine bookmaking, and printmaking at St. Olaf College in Minnesota.  He lives in a suburb of Chicago.

Caldecott Medal Winner

Giant Squid

Candace Fleming; illustrated by Eric Rohmann
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

A strikingly illustrated, poetic look at the enigmatic life of the astounding and elusive giant squid.

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Bone Dog

written & illustrated by Eric Rohmann
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

One of School Library Journal's Best Picture Books of 2011

One of Horn Book's Best Picture Books of 2011

Ghost dogs and skeletons in a tall tale with a tender...

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My Friend Rabbit

Eric Rohmann; Illustrated by the author
Square Fish
Square Fish

My Friend Rabbit is the winner of the 2003 Caldecott Medal.

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