Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Timothy Basil Ering has illustrated numerous books for children of all ages, and he is the illustrator and author of the popular picture books "Necks Out for Adventure!" and "The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone," which has been adapted for the stage. Ering is also the illustrator of the Newbery Award-winning "The Tale of Despereaux" by Kate DiCamillo. It has been published in many languages and was made into a motion picture. He also recently illustrated "Finn Throws a Fit!" by David Elliott and he is the illustrator of Marilyn Nelson's "Snook Alone" (Candlewick). He is a contributing illustrator of the serialized story called "The Exquisite Corpse Adventure," available exclusively on the Library of Congress website at www.Read.gov. Ering lives in Massachusetts.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Timothy Basil Ering