David Wiesner

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Central Idea

David Wiesner became an author at the Rhode Island School of Design in 1978 because he always had a passion for writing and illustrating.

Summery of Reasearch

He was born and raised in Bridge water, New Jersey, and graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a B.F.A. in illustration. During David Wiesner's formative years, the last images he saw before closing his eyes at night were the books, rockets, elephant heads, clocks, and magnifying glasses. In January 2002 David Wiesner joined an elite circle, those who have won more than one Caldecott Medal. In 1983, the apartment building David’s wife, Kim and him were living in burned down and took everything they owned with it. David Wiesner still writes children's books mostly picture, he continues to create dreamlike and inventive images for books.

Summery of Synthesized Infomation

Theme

The theme of David Wiesner's books are explore what you can because in The Three Pigs they find a new area of exploration, in Flotsam the girl explores stuff on a beach and finds an old camera, and in Mr Wuffles the aliens explore within the house walls to get away from the big cat Mr Wuffles.


Tone

The tone of David Wiesners books are all positive because in The Three Pigs the pigs are curious about the new area they found, in Flotsam a girl is curious about a camera she found on the beach and she finds many pictures in the camera, and in Mr Wuffles the cat Mr Wuffles is curious about the new figures the aliens and goes over and crushes their ship.

Citations

Wiesner, David. Flotsam. New York: Clarion, 2006. Print.

Wiesner, David. Mr. Wuffles!Print.

Wiesner, David. The Three Pigs. New York: Clarion, 2001. Print.


"David Wiesner: The Origin of a Wordless Author." David Wiesner: The Origin of a Wordless Author. Web. 03 Mar. 2015 <http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/authors/wiesner/bio/bio.shtml>.


"David Wiesner: The Origin of a Wordless Author." David Wiesner: The Origin of a Wordless Author. Web. 03 Mar. 2015 <http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/authors/wiesner/bio/bio.shtml>.


"David Wiesner: The Origin of a Wordless Author." David Wiesner: The Origin of a Wordless Author. Web. 03 Mar. 2015 <http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/authors/wiesner/bio/bio.shtml>.


"2007 Caldecott Speech." David Wiesner. Web. 04 Mar. 2015. <http://www.hmhbooks.com/wiesner/2007-speech.html>.


"David Wiesner." David Wiesner. Web. 02 Mar. 2015. <http://archive.hbook.com/magazine/articles/2002/jul02_silvey.asp>.