David Wiesner is one of the best-loved and most highly acclaimed picture book creators in the world. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have won numerous awards in the United States and abroad.
Three of his picture books became instant classic when they won the prestigious Caldecott Medall: Tuesday in 1992, The Three Pigs in 2002, and Flotsam in 2007, making him only the second person in the award's long history to have won three times. He lives with his family outside Philadelphia. Visit his website at http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/authors/wiesner/home.html