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artist , illustrator , writer

Peter Sis, Illustrator, children's book author, artist, filmmaker. Recipient Best Illustrated Book award New York Times, 1988, 90, 92, 93, 94, Gold medal Society Illustrators, 1993, Silver medal, 1994, Horn Book Honor Book award Boston Globe, 1993, 94, Caldecott honor, 1996.

Background

Sis, Peter was born on May 11, 1949 in Brno, Czech Republic. Came to the United States, 1982, naturalized, 1988. Son of Vladimir and Alena (Petrvalska) Sis.

Education

Bachelor, Academy Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic, 1968;Master of Arts, Academy Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic, 1974.

Works

Connections

Married Terry Ann Lajtha, October 23, 1990. Children: Madeleine, Matej.

father:
Vladimir Sis

mother:
Alena (Petrvalska) Sis

spouse:
Terry Ann Lajtha

children:
Madeleine Sis

Matej Sis