Mr. Santat is sponsored by the Stocker Foundation
Dan Santat published over fifty books for children that include the Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot series by Dav Pilkey, "Oh No! (Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World)" by Mac Barnett, which won the Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators, and the New York Times best-selling book, "Because I'm Your Dad" by Ahmet Zappa. Dan has also the author of the graphic novel "Sidekicks," which won numerous state book awards. He is the recipient of the 2015 Randolph Caldecott Medal for his book "The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend." He is also the creator of the Disney animated series, The Replacements.