On this day in 1950 Douglas Florian was born in New York City, where he still resides. His love of poetry since the fifth grade is evident from more than thirty books of children's poetry he has written and illustrated. He also creates abstract art. Click here to see some of his abstract works.
Click here to see some of his books and some videos about him. Check out the 53 books listed on Amazon by Florian. His blog is called Florian Cafe.