Minor, Wendell

Wendell Minor has illustrated, written and collaborated with many awesome authors. As a nature lover and history buff, Wendell loves sharing those interests with children through more than 60 books he has had published.

His newest books are TINY BIRD: A Hummingbird’s Amazing Journey, HI, I’M NORMAN, THE MAGIC OF LETTERS, WILD ORCA: The Oldest Wisest Whale in the World, and NIGHT TRAIN, NIGHT TRAIN.

His books have received the Cook Prize, Bank Street College of Education’s Best Children’s Books of the Year, Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young Children, Outstanding Science Trade Books, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library selection, Pennsylvania One Book Every Young Child selection, ALA Notable Book, John Burroughs List of Nature Books for Young Readers. Wendell was honored to be named the 2018-2019 Artist Laureate of the Norman Rockwell Museum.

Visit Wendell at www.minorart.com

3 Fun Facts

1. My new book, TINY BIRD is about my favorite bird – the Hummingbird!
2. I’ll never give up my dream that one day I will learn how to play the banjo.
3. I love watching my cat do silly things.