Anna Dewdney Passes Away at 50

Author/illustrator, Anna Dewdney, the author of the children’s series, Llama Llama has passed away as a result of brain cancer. She was 50.

Dewdney’s Llama Llama series had seventeen books in total. There are over 10 million copies of the books in print. She also wrote and illustrated Nobunny’s Perfect and Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too.

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According to Facebook, “She had just completed work on a new picture book, Little Excavator, scheduled for publication in June 2017 by Viking Children’s Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers” and “Netflix is in production with an animated Llama Llama series, scheduled for release in 2017.”

 Thank you Anna Dewdney for sharing the tales of little Llama Llama and his life with all of us. 


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