Ashley Bryan, 1923 -

Ashley Bryan

Courtesy of Bangor Daily News. Photo by Linda Coan O'Kresik, June 2003

  • Known For: Artist; award-winning children's book illustrator/author; educator; speaker
  • Maine Connection: Lives on Islesford, one of the Cranberry Islands, ME


Selected Books by Ashley Bryan

  • Ashley Bryan's ABC's of African American Poetry, (Coretta Scott King Honor Book), c1997
  • What a Morning! The Christmas Story in Black Spirituals, (Coretta Scott King Honor Book), c1987
  • Lion and the Ostrich Chicks and Other African Folks Tales, (Coretta Scott King Honor Book), 1986
  • Beat the Story Drum, Pum-Pum, (winner of the Coretta Scott King Award), c1980

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