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Author photo. Illustrator and writer Jerry Pickney at the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas, United States. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=83473856" rel="nofollow" target="_top">https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=83473856</a>

Illustrator and writer Jerry Pickney at the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas, United States. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=83473856

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6,112 (46,075)2,1753,246 (4.04)40
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Illustrator, some editions) 15,980 copies, 299 reviews
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Cover artist, some editions) 8,982 copies, 365 reviews
The Talking Eggs (Illustrator) 1,401 copies, 90 reviews
The Patchwork Quilt (Illustrator) 1,234 copies, 53 reviews
John Henry (Illustrator) 1,137 copies, 89 reviews
Nightjohn (Illustrator) 1,026 copies, 94 reviews
Goin' Someplace Special (Illustrator) 976 copies, 75 reviews
The Big Book for Peace (Illustrator) 685 copies, 14 reviews
Guys Write for Guys Read (Illustrator) 679 copies, 13 reviews
Mirandy and Brother Wind (Illustrator) 670 copies, 33 reviews
The Adventures of Spider: West African Folktales (Illustrator) 457 copies, 4 reviews
Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman (Illustrator) 436 copies, 21 reviews
The Planet of Junior Brown (Illustrator, some editions) 408 copies, 4 reviews
Home Place (Illustrator) 361 copies, 6 reviews
Pretend You're a Cat (Illustrator) 307 copies, 3 reviews
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (Contributor) 274 copies, 7 reviews
Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? (Illustrator) 256 copies, 14 reviews
A Stranger Came Ashore (Cover artist, some editions) 239 copies, 3 reviews
Drylongso (Illustrator) 222 copies, 2 reviews
The Moon Over Star (Illustrator) 221 copies, 43 reviews
Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir (Illustrator) 185 copies, 1 review
Turtle in July (Illustrator) 160 copies, 1 review
Black Cowboy, Wild Horses (Illustrator) 153 copies, 8 reviews
Half a Moon and One Whole Star (Illustrator) 151 copies, 2 reviews
God Bless the Child (Illustrator) 138 copies, 11 reviews
Uncle Remus: The Complete Tales (Illustrator) 138 copies, 1 review
The All-I'll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll (Illustrator) 133 copies, 11 reviews
The Sunday Outing (Illustrator) 132 copies, 6 reviews
Back Home (Illustrator) 124 copies, 6 reviews
The Old African (Illustrator) 110 copies, 5 reviews
Rabbit Makes a Monkey of Lion: A Swahili Tale (Illustrator) 108 copies, 5 reviews
In for Winter, Out for Spring (Illustrator) 108 copies, 3 reviews
Journeys with Elijah: Eight Tales of the Prophet (Illustrator) 96 copies, 2 reviews
Sweethearts of Rhythm (Illustrator) 95 copies, 6 reviews
In Plain Sight: A Game (Illustrator) 94 copies, 13 reviews
A Starlit Somersault Downhill (Illustrator) 47 copies, 1 review
The Christmas Boot (Illustrator) 41 copies, 1 review
Tonweya and the Eagles (Illustrator) 38 copies
Music from Our Lord's Holy Heaven (Illustrator) 32 copies
More Adventures of Spider: West African Folk Tales (Illustrator) 27 copies, 1 review
A Starlit Snowfall (Illustrator) 17 copies
Kostas the Rooster (Illustrator) 7 copies
Rosie and Mr. William Star (Illustrator) 4 copies
Ji-Nongo-Ningo Means Riddles (Illustrator) 2 copies, 1 review

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Jerry Pinkney is an illustrator of children's books and the winner of numerous awards including one Caldecott Medal and five Caldecott Honors. In 2004 he won the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion for outstanding contributions in the field of children’s literature.
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