Anna Elizabeth Dewdney was an American author and illustrator of children's books.
11 Facts About Anna Dewdney
Anna Dewdney wrote numerous other books in the Llama Llama series, which have all been New York Times bestsellers.
Anna Dewdney's work has been adapted into stage plays, dance performances, musicals, and an animated television series for Netflix.
Anna Dewdney continued her high school studies at Phillips Academy and then transferred to The Putney School, graduating in 1985.
Anna Dewdney earned a bachelor's degree in Art from Wesleyan University in 1987.
Anna Dewdney began her career illustrating a variety of books for both children and adults.
Anna Dewdney gained critical acclaim in 2005 for Llama Llama Red Pajama, the first book she both wrote and illustrated.
Anna Dewdney's work is known for its emotive content, signature characters, family relationships, and how it addresses the everyday issues of young children.
Anna Dewdney's books have been translated into more than thirteen languages, including: Chinese, Hebrew, Korean, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Polish, Spanish, Russian, Latvian, Romanian, Hungarian, Italian, and German.
Anna Dewdney's work has been adapted into stage plays, dance performances, and musicals, most notably by Dolly Parton at Dollywood.
Anna Dewdney's work is highly acclaimed by critics and is often recommended on booklists by national reviewers.