Ed Emberley

Emberley, Ed: - Ed Emberley is an award-winning, beloved author and illustrator of children's books. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Ed attended Massachusetts College of Art where he met his wife, Barbara. After a requisite stint in the army he attended the Rhode Island School of Design for one year. Briefly employed as an advertising artist in Boston, he quickly moved to children's books. His book One Wide River won the Caldecott honor in 1967, followed by the Caldecott award for Drummer Hoff in 1968. In the 1970s he published a series of much loved How To Draw books featuring his unique drawing alphabet. It has been said that Ed Emberley can teach anyone to draw. These books are still in use today as much as they were when first published. Ed has gone on to publish more than 100 books for children, most recently a series of revisited fables and fairy tales with his daughter Rebecca. Mr. Emberley still lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Barbara, on the Ipswich Read More chevron_right