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Stephen Gammell Papers

Summary Information
Title: Stephen Gammell Papers
Dates: 1992
Creator: Gammell, Stephen
Extent: b box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1150
The collection contains 2 illustrations for 1 title.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Song and Dance Man, 1992

Biographical Sketch

Stephen Gammell was born February 10, 1943, in Des Moines, Iowa. His main career has been as an illustrator of books for children, though he has also written a small number of self-illustrated books for children. Critics have said that his writing tends to serve his illustrations, rather than the other way around. His illustrations have won him numerous awards and honors, including a Caldecott Honor in 1982 for Where the Buffaloes Begin , and a Caldecott Medal in 1989 for Song and Dance Man .

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author vols. 53, 81, 128; Children's Literature Review vol. 83

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains 2 color pencil illustrations for 1 title.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Gammell, Stephen
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Song and Dance Man 1992 
Note  New York: Dragonfly Books, 1992
Box MC1398
pencil and color pencil illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1398