Erin Stead

ERIN STEAD is the illustrator of eight highly-acclaimed picture books: the Caldecott Medal–winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee; The Purloining of Prince OleomargarineTonyAnd Then It’s SpringBear Has a Story to TellLenny & LucyIf You Want to See a Whale; and The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles. She lives in northern Michigan with her husband, author/illustrator Philip Stead. Visit Erin online at