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Author photo. Paul O. Zelinsky with his latest book, Dust Devil, at the 2010 Baltimore Book Festival. ©2010

Paul O. Zelinsky with his latest book, Dust Devil, at the 2010 Baltimore Book Festival. ©2010

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Paul O. Zelinsky Paul O. Zelinsky was born in Evanston, Illinois and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. He received his B. A. from Yale and his M. F. A. from the Tyler School of Art, and from there went on to become an award winning illustrator. Zelinsky is the illustrator of three Caldecott Honor books, including "Hansel and Gretel" published in 1985, "Rumpelstiltskin" in 1987, and "Swamp Angel" by Anne Isaacs in 1995. He is the adapter and illustrator of "The Maid and the Mouse and the Odd-shaped House," "The Lion and the Stoat," "The Wheels on the Bus," and the illustrator of a trio of books by Beverly Cleary. In 2015 he illustrated the New Zealand Best Seller Circle, Square, Moose. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Rapunzel (Picture Puffin Books)… (more)
The Mouse and the Motorcycle (Illustrator, some editions) 9,996 copies, 115 reviews
Dear Mr. Henshaw (Illustrator, some editions) 7,683 copies, 148 reviews
Ralph S. Mouse (Illustrator, some editions) 6,790 copies, 34 reviews
Strider (Illustrator) 2,518 copies, 14 reviews
The Enchanted Castle (Illustrator, some editions) 2,335 copies, 35 reviews
Z is for Moose (Illustrator) 1,293 copies, 104 reviews
Hansel and Gretel (Illustrator) 965 copies, 70 reviews
Swamp Angel (Illustrator) 861 copies, 49 reviews
The Big Book for Peace (Illustrator) 785 copies, 14 reviews
Guys Write for Guys Read (Illustrator) 752 copies, 13 reviews
Awful Ogre's Awful Day (Illustrator) 409 copies, 14 reviews
Earwig and the Witch (Illustrator, some editions) 296 copies, 15 reviews
The Drum, the Doll, and the Zombie (Cover artist, some editions) 209 copies, 4 reviews
Toy Dance Party (Illustrator) 190 copies, 4 reviews
All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah (Illustrator) 172 copies, 8 reviews
The Story of Mrs. Lovewright and Purrless Her Cat (Illustrator, some editions) 111 copies, 2 reviews
The Shivers in the Fridge (Illustrator) 109 copies, 6 reviews
The Hand of the Necromancer (Cover artist, some editions) 109 copies, 1 review
How I Hunted the Little Fellows (Illustrator, some editions) 14 copies
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