Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Acclaimed artist Brian Pinkney is the illustrator of several highly praised picture books, including “The Faithful Friend,” “In the Time of the Drums” and “Duke Ellington.” He is a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and holds a master’s degree in illustration from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Pinkney has won numerous awards, including two Caldecott Honors, four Coretta Scott King Honors and a Coretta Scott King Award, among many others. He often collaborates with wife Andrea Davis Pinkney, and they have just published “Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America” (Disney Hyperion Books).

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Brian Pinkney