Brian’s books as author and illustrator include Locomotive, for which he received the 2014 Caldecott Medal; Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11; Lightship; The Racecar Alphabet; and Five Trucks. He has illustrated Avi’s Poppy Stories series; Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan’s Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring; Kate Messner’s Marty McGuire novels; and Lynne Cox’s Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas. He has most recently illustrated a new novel by Avi, Old Wolf.
In addition to the Caldecott Medal, Brian’s books have received four Robert F. Sibert Honor awards, a silver medal from the Society of Illustrators, and have twice been selected for The New York Times‘ annual 10 Best Illustrated Books list.
Brian Floca will give a Pop-Up Reading at 12pm in Northwest Art (Main Building, 3rd Floor).