An Interview with Author/Illustrator Don Tate

Join us for an online interview with author and illustrator Don Tate!


Don Tate is the illustrator  of numerous critically acclaimed books for children. His bold and dynamic art has been noted for it’s versatility of style, though Don does not feel his art represents any so-called trademark style.

It Jes’ Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, (Lee & Low Books, 2012)(ages 4-up) marks his debut as an author. It Jes’ Happened has received many honors and awards.

The Cart That Carried Martin (Charlesbridge, Nov. 2013), written by Eve Bunting, is a forthcoming title illustrated by Don. It is a Junior Library Guild Selection.

Other books illustrated by Don Tate include:

Don has been a featured illustrator/speaker/exhibitor at various literary festivals and speaks at schools, college/universities, public libraries and writing conferences. He lives with his wife and son in Austin.”

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