By: Cameron Kirby
Central Idea Statement
in 1980 New Jersey David Wiesner wrote his first book because as a little kid he loved to write.
David Wiesner grew up in Bridge water, New Jersey. As a kid he would go to the Renaissance festival and admire the works of painters. Later on he went to college to become a illustrator. now he is a writer and illustrator and writer. He now has written 10 books and illustrated 17 books by other authors. He is still an author and a great one. He likes to illustrate books with no words and some with words. He has won a total of 3 Caldecott Medals awards.