Marcia J. Brown
(1918 - )
Marcia Joan Brown (born July 13, 1918) is an American writer and illustrator of more than 30 children’s books. She has won three annual Caldecott Medals from the American Library Association, recognizing the year’s best U.S. picture book illustration, and the ALA’s Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for her career contribution to children’s literature. Many of her titles have been published in translation, including Afrikaans, German, Japanese, Spanish and Xhosa-Bantu editions.