Christopher Myers

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Christopher Myers is an award-winning author and illustrator of children's books. In 1998, Myers won a Caldecott Honor for his illustrations in Harlem.[1] The following year, he wrote and illustrated Black Cat, a book that received a Coretta Scott King Award (2000).[2] In addition to writing and illustrating his own stories, Myers often illustrates books written by his father, award-winning author Walter Dean Myers.Christopher's books also include lies and other tall tales.

Early Childhood[edit]

Christopher Dean Myers (Nicknamed Chris) was raised by Walter Dean Myers, an author of the books Harlem and Monster.


  1. ^ "Caldecott Medal & Honor Books, 1938-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Coretta Scott King Author Awards:2000". The African American Literature Book Club. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 

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