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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Aaron Becker

Aaron Becker was born in Baltimore and moved to California to attend Pomona College where he scored his first illustration job designing t-shirts for his water polo team. Since then, he's traveled to Kenya, Japan, Sweden, and Tahiti backpacking around while looking for good things to eat and feeding his imagination. He now lives with his family in Amherst, MA where he's busy at work on his next book project. You can find out more about what he's been up to lately at storybreathing.com. Source Aaron's book, Journey is a 2014 Caldecott Honor Book.

Learn more about Aaron on his website or his blog.

Watch the book trailer for Journey!

JOURNEY by Aaron Becker (official trailer) from Aaron Becker on Vimeo.

Aaron Becker be on the SharpSchu chat later this month.

Read a review of Journey by elementary school teacher Holly Mueller.


  1. That is one book I've been wanting to see in person. It looks absolutely lovely!

  2. Love. Love. Love. Thanks, Aaron. Hope I get to see you at the Eric Carle Museum - International Dot Day Sept 15th - in your neighborhood!

  3. You know I love your book, and now I love your dot! :-)