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Steve D'Amico Biography - Personal, Addresses, Career, Honors Awards, Illustrator, Adaptations, Work in Progress, Sidelights

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children: Olivia.

Addresses

Agent—c/o Author Mail, Arthur Levine Books, Scholastic, Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012.

Career

Children's book illustrator.

Honors Awards

Washington State Book Award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal, Child magazine Best Book of the Year award, and Book Sense pick, all 2004, and Pacific Northwest Bookseller's Association Book Award, 2005, all for Ella the Elegant Elephant; Ella the Elegant Elephant included in Society of Illustrators Original Art Show collection; Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal award, 2005, for Ella Takes the Cake.

Illustrator

Carmela D'Amico, Ella the Elegant Elephant, Arthur Levine (New York, NY), 2004.

Carmela D'Amico, Ella Takes the Cake, Arthur Levine (New York, NY), 2005.

Carmela D'Amico, Ella Sets the Stage, Arthur Levine (New York, NY), 2006.

Adaptations

Ella the Elegant Elephant was adapted as a video with book, Spoken Arts, 2005.

Work in Progress

Illustrating more books for children, with wife, Carmela D'Amico.

Sidelights

For Sidelights essay, see entry on Carmela D'Amico.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, November 1, 2004, Shelle Rosenfeld, review of Ella the Elegant Elephant, p. 488; August, 2005, Ilene Cooper, review of Ella Takes the Cake, p. 2022.

Kirkus Reviews, August 15, 2004, review of Ella the Elegant Elephant, p. 804; August 15, 2005, review of Ella Takes the Cake, p. 912.

Publishers Weekly, October 4, 2004, review of Ella the Elegant Elephant, p. 87.

School Library Journal, November 1, 2004, Rachel G. Payne, review of Ella the Elegant Elephant, p. 96; September, 2005, Donna Cardon, review of Ella Takes the Cake, p. 168.

ONLINE

Scholastic Web site, http://books.scholastic.com/teachers/authorsandbooks/ (May 18, 2006), "Steve D'Amico."

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