R Gregory Christie
R. Gregory Christie currently works as an illustrator and owns and operates Gas Art Gifts, a bookstore and art studio in Decatur, Georgia. He is a two time recipient of the New York Times 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of the Year Award, the Boston Globe’s Horn Book Award, The NAACP’s Image Award, Once Upon a World Children’s Book Award from the Museum of Tolerance, and a three time winner of the Coretta Scott King Honor Award in Illustration. Gregory has been illustrating for more than 17 years with more than 40 books to his credit. He also enjoys teaching young people about art and literacy.