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Dan Yaccarino speaks about his books, television series and career at schools, literary conferences, libraries and book festivals across the country.

For Schools and Libraries: In-Person Visits

To inquire about appearances, please visit https://www.lonnilanemarketing.com/contact or email lonnilanemarketing@gmail.com.

Please note, Dan signs copies of his books only.

Author and Illustrator Dan Yaccarino!
For K to 6th Grade
Through childhood drawings and photos, illustration and animation, this inspiring presentation connects the dots from Dan’s childhood to a 25-year career in children’s publishing, television and character design, showing kids that if they work hard enough, they can achieve anything!

Doug Unplugs!
For grades 1 to 5.
Digital technology is part of everyone's lives, especially kids. Dan presents the benefits of balancing technology and real life experiences through his AppleTV animated series and most popular picture book, DOUG UNPLUGGED. Dan delves into the preliminary materials used to create the book to animation, as well as its timely message of unplugging.

Q & A With Dan Yaccarino
For K to 6th Grade
Dan will visit with small groups of students over a 45-minute period answering any questions they may have about his work. 

For Conferences

Dan speaks to adults about his career and work at a variety of professional conferences and book festivals. He has read his books at the White House and has been a keynote speaker, presenter as well as a panelist at national book and children’s literacy conferences around the country.

For more details, please contact Dan Yaccarino

SAY YES!
By meeting challenges and opportunities with the simple 3-letter word, YES, Dan has enjoyed a successful 25-year career as a children’s book author/illustrator, television creator/producer, commercial illustrator and public speaker. In this funny, yet inspiring presentation, Dan shows through slides and animation how he was able to reach the next level of his career by saying YES!

From Inspiration to Publication: The Essentials of A Picture Book Dummy
A picture book isn’t just drawings depicting text, but images and words uniquely intertwined to create a story. This presentation teaches the fundamentals of picture books, from format, character development to basic storytelling.

What A Character!
How do you create a memorable children’s book character? Go behind the scenes with picture book author and illustrator  (Unlovable, Doug Unplugged, etc.) and TV producer Dan Yaccarino (The Backyardigans, Oswald, Willa’s Wild Life) to see how he creates his unforgettable picture book and TV characters. He also shares tips on how to strengthen an existing character or how to create a character from scratch.

Dan Yaccarino

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Click here - JPG, 6.5 MB.

Book Ordering Info

Books can be purchased through your local bookstore or by using the publisher’s information below.

Random House:
http://www.randomhouse.com/teachers/authors/documents/BookOrderInstructions.pdf

The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau DOUG UNPLUGGED!- written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
HC: 978-0-375-86643-2
PB: 978-0-375-85921-2
THE FANTASTIC UNDERSEA LIFE OF JACQUES COUSTEAU- written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
HC: 978-0-375-85573-3
PB: 978-0-375-84470-6
ALL THE WAY TO AMERICA- THE STORY OF A BIG ITALIAN FAMILY AND A LITTLE SHOVEL- written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
HC: ISBN-13: 978-0375866425
DAN YACCARINO’S MOTHER GOOSE- illustrated by Dan Yaccarino.
HC: ISBN-13: 978-0375825712
LAWN TO LAWN- written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
HC: ISBN-13: 978-0375855740

MacMillan
Dustin.ross@macmillan.com
646-307-5370

UNLOVABLE- written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
HC: 978-0-8050-6321-9
PB: 978-0-8050-7532-8
EVERY FRIDAY- written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
HC: 978-0-8050-7724-7
PB: 978-1-250-00473-4

HarperCollins/William Morrow
http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/Teachers/

SMASHY TOWN-Harper Collins- written by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
ISBN-13: 978-0062910370
GIANT TESS- written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
ISBN-10: 0062670271
ISBN-13: 978-0062670274
Morris Mole- written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
HC: ISBN-13: 978-0-06-241107-5
TRASHY TOWN-Harper Collins- written by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
HC: ISBN-13: 978-0060271398
FIVE LITTLE PUMPKINS- illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
Board Book: ISBN-13: 978-0694011773

I AM A STORY written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
978-0062411068

5 Little Pumpkins Came Back written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
978-0062840219


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
http://www.hmhco.com/contact-us.html

GOOD NIGHT, MR. NIGHT- Harcourt, written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
PB: ISBN-13: 978-0152163860

Workman

HAPPYLAND: BIG BERRY written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
978-0761187363

HAPPYLAND: BIRTHDAY CAKE written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
978-0761187349

HAPPYLAND: RAINY DAY written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
978-0761187356

minedition
http://www.hmhco.com/contact-us.html

THE LONGEST STORM - written and illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
978-1662650475
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