Individual Author Record
Name: David WilliamsPen Name: None Genre: Born: 1953 at the Great Lakes Naval Base in Lake County, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDavid lived in Sycamore, Illinois and was a visitng professor at Northern Illinois University.
Biographical and Professional InformationDavid Williams, author has been an educator, writer, songwriter, performer, and a visiting professor at the English department at Northern Illinois University. In 1994, he received the Notable Award from the National Council of Social Studies for his book, ''Grandma Essie's Covered Wagon''. He has regularly traveled the Midwest, teaching creative writing and music to students of all ages. Williams has performed his own songs for more than 20 years throughout the United States and Canada to rave reviews. He received the 1991 Notable Award in Children's Music from the American Library Association for his album ''Oh, The Animals''. His other notable albums include, ''Rainforest & Tropical Animals'' and ''Joplin, MO''.
*''Grandma Essie`s Covered Wagon'', Knopf, 1990