Biography for Silk Princess
Random House, Inc.
Award winner Charles Santore has taken an ancient Chinese legend and
spun it into an original tale with an adventurous little main character for
kids to identify with. His stunning paintings capture all the magic and
majesty of China five thousand years ago. Charles Santore has received numerous awards. His A Stowaway on Noah's Ark was an Original Art 2000 Gold Medalist from the Society of Illustrators. His illustrations are part of the permanent collections of the Brandywine River Museum, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and the Museum of Modern Art. He makes his home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.