Don Brown

Don Brown is the author and illustrator of many highly praised picture-book biographies and histories for children. His subjects have included the Native American athlete Jim Thorpe, the 1899 New York newsboys' strike, the movie pioneer Mack Sennett, the sixth-century Irish monk and calligrapher Columcille, and the scientist Albert Einstein. He is also the author of two historical novels for older readers. 

Don Brown lives with his family on Long Island, New York.

From the dust jacket of Let It Begin Here!