11 Facts About Anna Dewdney


Anna Elizabeth Dewdney was an American author and illustrator of children's books.

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Anna Dewdney wrote numerous other books in the Llama Llama series, which have all been New York Times bestsellers.

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Anna Dewdney's work has been adapted into stage plays, dance performances, musicals, and an animated television series for Netflix.

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Anna Dewdney continued her high school studies at Philips Academy and then transferred to The Putney School, graduating in 1985.

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Anna Dewdney earned a bachelor's degree in Art from Wesleyan University in 1987.

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Anna Dewdney began her career illustrating a variety of books for both children and adults.

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Anna Dewdney gained critical acclaim in 2005 for Llama Llama Red Pajama, the first book she both wrote and illustrated.

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Anna Dewdney's work is known for its emotive content, signature characters, family relationships, and how it addresses the everyday issues of young children.

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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.

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Anna Dewdney's work has been adapted into stage plays, dance performances, and musicals, most notably by Dolly Parton at Dollywood.

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Anna Dewdney's work is highly acclaimed by critics and is often recommended on booklists by national reviewers.

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