Floyd Cooper

AALBC Mourns the Passing of a Superbly Talented Children’s Book Illustrator

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Floyd Cooper is a Top 100 AALBC.com Bestselling Author Making Our List 13 Times

Floyd Cooper (January 8, 1956 – July 15, 2021) has been honored with 4 Coretta Scott King Honors, 10 ALA Notables, and many more for his illustrations by the Coretta Scott King Award. Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he received a degree in fine arts from the University of Oklahoma. In 1984 Cooper came to New York City to pursue a career as an illustrator of books, and he now lives in Easton, Pennsylvania, with his family. Read more about Cooper at the Brown Bookshelf.

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44 Books by Floyd Cooper


Book Cover Tree of Hope by Amy Littlesugar

Tree of Hope

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Book Cover Shake Rag: From the Life of Elvis Presley by Amy Littlesugar

Shake Rag

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