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Diane Stanley

Diane Stanley is the author and illustrator of more than fifty books for children, noted especially for her series of picture book biographies, including Shaka, King of the Zulus and Leonardo da Vinci . She has twice received both the Boston Globe/Hornbook Award and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' Golden Kite Award. She was also the recipient of the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for Nonfiction for the body of her work. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.