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Diane DeGroat

Diane deGroat, illustrator, writer. Recipient Top Ten Children's Books, Time Magazine, 2009, Oppenheim Platinum Toy Portfolio award, 2009, North Carolina Children's Book award, Delaware Diamonds award. Member Society Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, Authors Guild.


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1969.


  • Designer, art director Holt, Rineholt, Winston, New York City, 1969-1972. Freelance author, illustrator, since 1972.


  • Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet (Mulberry Books)
  • Gilbert wants to be a Martian Space Pilot at the school costume parade, but a mix-up leaves him with nothing but his little sister's ballerina tutu to wear! In this hilarious follow-up to the best-selling Roses are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink, everyone's favorite porcupine learns all about the ups and downs of being different.
  • Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire
  • This story, featuring Gilbert the beloved opossum, is a wise and funny tale of truth and lies and butterflies! that's a perfect tie-in for President's Day, Independence Day, and school units on biography.
  • Annie Pitts, Burger Kid
  • With her insatiable appetite for amusing antics, the future actress extraordinaire has it her way in the third book in the Annie Pitts series, now available in paperback.


Member Society Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, Authors Guild.
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  • 1969
    Pratt Institute
  • 1969 - 1972
    Designer, Holt
    Winston, Oregon, United States
  • 1969 - 1972
    art director, Holt
    Winston, Oregon, United States
  • 1972
    freelance author