Spotlight on Don Tate

Andrea Brown Literary Agency Featured Illustrator: Oct 2012

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About Don Tate

Don Tate is a self taught illustrator and author. He has illustrated numerous critically acclaimed books for children, including Ron's Big Mission (Dutton, 2009); She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story (HarperCollins, 2010); Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite (Charlesbridge, 2011). And he is currently illustrating The Cart (Charlesbridge) for the beloved Eve Bunting.


This year, Don made his debut as an author. It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw, is a Lee & Low Books New Voices honor winner, and has already garnered three starred reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Booklist.


Don lives in Austin, Texas, where regularly speaks at elementary schools, reading and writing conferences.


You can view his online portfolio by clicking here.


Don Tate is represented by Caryn Wiseman. He is available for picture book illustration, book jackets, and spot art illustration. For more information, please contact: Caryn@AndreaBrownLit.com

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About Andrea Brown Literary Agency

Andrea Brown Literary Agency represents the finest children's book writers and illustrators -- with projects ranging from board books to young adult novels. Based in California, the Andrea Brown Literary Agency is currently celebrating its 30th year.

Find us on our website or on Facebook. For the full list of illustrators we represent, click here.