Your Search Returned 2 tagged news reports
Leo Dillon, the groundbreaking illustrator who collaborated with his wife, Diane, on dozens of books for kids and adults and became the first African-American to win the Caldecott Medal for children's books, has died. He was 79.
Publisher Scholastic Inc. announced Wednesday that Dillon died May 26 at Long Island College Hospital from complications after lung surgery. Dillon and his wife and fellow illustrator, Diane Dillon, collaborated on a wide range of children's projects