Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2018 National Book Festival


  • Children's Purple Stage
    Saturday, September 1
    10:40 am - 11:05 am

Book Signing

  • Saturday, September 1
    noon - 1:00 pm

David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than 30 picture books, including “No, David!,” a Caldecott Honor Book and his second New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year; he has also created four more “David” picture books. “Grow Up, David!” (Blue Sky) is new this year in celebration of the 20th anniversary of “No, David!.” Shannon’s other best-sellers include his recent “A Bad Case of Stripes,” “Alice the Fairy,” “Duck on a Bike” and “Bizzy Mizz Lizzie.” He lives in California with his family.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

David Shannon

Photo by Blue Trimarchi