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African American children's book illustrator and writer

Jerry Pinkney is ...

Dead
Born 22 Dec 1939 in Philadelphia
Died 20 Oct 2021 in Sleepy Hollow
Age81 years, 9 months
Causemyocardial infarction
Correction?
Jerry Pinkney
Jerry Pinkney
Jerry Pinkney signing one of his many Caldecott Honor winning books at the Mazza Museum at The University of Findlay.

About Jerry Pinkney

Jerry Pinkney born on 22 December 1939 in Philadelphia. He is a citizen of United States of America. Jerry Pinkney was educated at The University of the Arts. He died on 20 October 2021 in Sleepy Hollow from a myocardial infarction at age 81 years, 9 months.

He was an African American children's book illustrator and writer.

Jerry Pinkney has had one spouse: Gloria Jean Pinkney. He has one child Brian Pinkney.

Jerry Pinkney has worked as a writer, illustrator, children's writer, artist, postage stamp designer and watercolourist. He has been a member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has has won Caldecott Medal, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Regina Medal, Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal and Coretta Scott King Award.