TITLE: Floyd Cooper
SPEAKER: Floyd Cooper
EVENT DATE: 10/09/2004
RUNNING TIME: 20 minutes
Author Floyd Cooper speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Floyd Cooper, who took an interest in drawing at a very early age, has illustrated more than 15 books in 16 years. He received the American Library Association's Notable Book Award for his first book, "Grandpa's Face," by Eloise Greenfield and Coretta Scott King Illustration Honors for "Meet Danitra Brown" by Nikki Grimes and "I Have Heard of a Land" by Joyce Carol Thomas. His most recent book is "Jump!: From the Life of Michael Jordan." He is the illustrator of the artwork for the 2004 National Book Festival. Cooper and his family live in Gillette, N.J.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2004