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Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Laura Vaccaro Seeger is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator. She has twice received the Caldecott Honor Award, for First the Egg and Blue. Seeger is also a winner of the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award, the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book, and a two-time winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award. She is also the recipient of both the Massachusetts Reading Association and the New York Empire State awards for “Body of Work and Contribution to Children’s Literature.” Seeger’s paintings have been exhibited at many museums and galleries including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, the Mazza Museum of Picture Book Art, the New York Public Library, and the New York Nassau County Museum of Art. Her latest picture book is Blue, which has received several starred reviews, including from the Horn Book,whose review asks "When was the last time a concept book made you cry?"

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