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Author photo. Credit: Larry D. Moore, 2007 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas

Credit: Larry D. Moore, 2007 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas

Brian Floca

Author of Locomotive

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Brian Floca was born and raised in Temple, Texas. He graduated from Brown University and received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Brian Floca is the author and illustrator of Locomotive, winner of the 2014 Caldecott Medal. He has also written and illustrated Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11, Lightship, The Racecar Alphabet, and Five Trucks. He is the illustrator of the Poppy Stories series, by Avi; Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring, by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan; Kate Messner's Marty McGuire novels; and Lynne Cox's forthcoming Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas. His books have received four Robert F. Sibert Honor awards, an Orbis Pictus Award, an Orbis Pictus Honor, a silver medal from the Society of Illustrators, and have twice been selected for The New York Times' annual 10 Best Illustrated Books list. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Locomotive 1,067 copies, 136 reviews
Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 713 copies, 45 reviews
Lightship 226 copies, 26 reviews
Five Trucks 149 copies, 4 reviews
The Racecar Alphabet 123 copies, 9 reviews
Keeping the City Going 71 copies, 4 reviews
Poppy (Illustrator) 2,163 copies, 50 reviews
Ragweed (Illustrator) 999 copies, 7 reviews
Poppy and Rye (Illustrator, some editions) 899 copies, 2 reviews
Ereth's Birthday (Illustrator, some editions) 665 copies, 8 reviews
Poppy's Return (Illustrator, some editions) 341 copies, 3 reviews
The True Gift: A Christmas Story (Illustrator) 286 copies, 10 reviews
Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring (Illustrator) 286 copies, 43 reviews
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (Illustrator) 184 copies, 3 reviews
Princess Cora and the Crocodile (Illustrator) 147 copies, 12 reviews
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas (Illustrator) 146 copies, 13 reviews
Guys Read: True Stories (Illustrator) 137 copies, 2 reviews
The Hinky-Pink (Illustrator) 112 copies, 9 reviews
Billy and the Rebel: Based on a True Civil War Story (Illustrator, some editions) 58 copies
Uncles and Antlers (Illustrator) 46 copies, 4 reviews
Hawk Rising (Illustrator) 45 copies, 3 reviews
Max & Mo's Halloween Surprise (Illustrator) 29 copies

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