David Catrow

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David Catrow
Born David Johnson Catrow III
(1952-12-16) December 16, 1952 (age 62)
Nationality American
Known for Children's picture books
Website
catrow.com

David Catrow (born December 16, 1952) is an American artist, cartoonist, and illustrator of children's books.[1][2][3] Catrow has illustrated over 60 children's books and prior to this, worked as a cartoonist at the Springfield News-Sun (Ohio).[4] His illustrations for the book She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head! was one of the New York Times "Best Illustrated Books Of the Year" for 1995.[5]

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As illustrator[edit]

  • Story of Trail of Tears (1986)
  • The Cataract of Lodore (1991)
  • That's Good! That's Bad! (1991)
  • Backstage With Clawdio (1993)
  • The Bird Ladies of Boston (1995)[6]
  • She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head! (1995)
  • The Million-Dollar Bear (1995)
  • Over the River and Through the Wood (1996)
  • The Long, Long Letter (1996)[7]
  • Why Lapin's Ears Are Long: And Other Tales from the Louisiana Bayou (1997)
  • Westward Ho, Carlotta! (1997)
  • There Was an Old Witch (1998)
  • Rotten Teeth (1998)
  • The Emperor's Old Clothes (1999)
  • Cesar's Amazing Journey (1999)
  • Fungus That Ate My School (2000)
  • How Murray Saved Christmas (2000)
  • Cinderella Skeleton (2000)[8]
  • Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon (2001)
  • Plantzilla (2002)
  • Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs (2002)
  • Santa Claustrophobia (2002)
  • That's Good! That's Bad! in the Grand Canyon (2002)
  • I'm Still Here in the Bathtub: Brand New Silly Dilly Songs (2003)
  • Don't Take Your Snake for a Stroll (2003)
  • Little Pierre: A Cajun Story from Louisiana (2003)
  • The Boy Who Looked Like Lincoln (2003)
  • I Like Myself! (2004)
  • Lu and the Swamp Ghost (2004)
  • I Wanna Iguana (2004)
  • Wet Dog! (2005)
  • I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! (2005)
  • Our Tree Named Steve (2005)
  • Where Did They Hide My Presents?: Silly Dilly Christmas Songs (2005)
  • Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? (2006)
  • Plantzilla Goes to Camp (2006)
  • Merry Un-Christmas (2006)
  • Are You Quite Polite?: Silly Dilly Manners Songs (2006)
  • Doggone Dogs (2008)
  • My School's a Zoo! (2008)
  • On Top of the Potty (2008)
  • Dozens of Cousins (2008)
  • The Boy Who Wouldn't Share (2008)
  • Smelly Locker: Silly Dilly School Songs (2008)
  • Going, Going, Gone!: And Other Silly Dilly Sports Songs (2009)
  • The Middle-Child Blues (2009)
  • Too Much Kissing!: And Other Silly Dilly Songs About Parents (2009)
  • I Wanna New Room (2010)
  • Jackhammer Sam (2011)[9]
  • Mosquitoes Are Ruining My Summer!: And Other Silly Dilly Camp Songs (2011)
  • Where's My T.R.U.C.K? (2011)
  • Have Fun, Molly Lou Melon (2012)
  • Fun in the Sun (2014)

As writer and illustrator[edit]

  • Max Spaniel: Dinosaur Hunt (2009)
  • Max Spaniel: Funny Lunch (2010)
  • Max Spaniel: Best in Show (2011)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cole, Dianne (November 28, 2006). "For Kids, Just Plain Fun Is a Comfort and a Joy". NPR. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Rose, Alan. "Illustrator Catrow helps children see big picture". Texas Rangers. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Page Turners". Virginian-Pilot. July 13, 2004. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "WASSO salutes cartoonist and illustrator David Catrow". News-Sun. March 22, 2009. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "The Best Illustrated Books Of the Year". NY Times. November 12, 1995. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  6. ^ Leggett, Karen (November 12, 1995). "The Bird Ladies of Boston". NY Times. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  7. ^ Cart, Michael (May 26, 1996). "THE LONG, LONG LETTER (review)". LA Times. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  8. ^ Harrison, Kathryn (November 19, 2000). "If the Shoe Fits ...". NY Times. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 
  9. ^ Russell, Mary Harris (December 9, 2011). "'Jackhammer Sam' knows how to make himself heard". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 

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