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Young Authors Program

E. B. Lewis

Michael P. SpradlinE. B. Lewis will be the guest speaker for students in grades one through three. Lewis is an illustrator of more than fifty children’s books. He received the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for his artistry in the book Talkin’ About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman and was awarded the Coretta Scott King Honor for his artwork in My Rows and Piles of Coins and The Bat Boy and His Violin. Lewis is also a recipient of the Caldecott Honor for his illustrations in Coming on Home Soon. Other award-winning books, illustrated by Lewis, include The Other Side, a Notable Book for the Language Arts, and Down the Road, an ALA Notable Book. Lewis currently teaches at the University of Arts in Philadelphia.


Links

Website of E. B. Lewis

Video of Lewis talking about his work

Video Interview of Lewis

Review of The Other Side

Video of Lewis

Interview with Lewis

Video of Lewis

Review of Lewis's artwork

E. B. Lewis

Michael P. SpradlinE. B. Lewis is an illustrator of over forty children’s books. His artwork has brought visual beauty to several inspiring stories including Stars Above Us, Homegrown House, I Want to Be Free, and The Negro Speaks of Rivers. Lewis received the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for Talkin’About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman. He was awarded the Coretta Scott King Honor for his artwork in My Rows and Piles of Coins and Bat Boy and His Violin. Lewis is also a recipient of the Caldecott Honor for his illustrations in Coming on Home Soon. Other award-winning books illustrated by Lewis include The Other Side, a Notable Book for the Language Arts, and Down the Road, an ALA Notable Book. His stunning artwork brings life to the stories and characters that he illustrates. Lewis currently teaches at the University of Arts in Philadelphia.

Website of E. B. Lewis

Video of Lewis

Video of Lewis

Interview with Lewis

Review of Stars Above Us

Review of This Little Light of Mine

Review of Lewis's artwork

Reviews of Bat Boy and His Violin