Daniel J. O’Brien

Daniel performed at a SpeakTogether student matinee at Talent Unlimited on the Upper East Side, Manhattan on January 21, 2022, speaking on the theme, “Never Doubt a Small Group.”

Daniel J. O’Brien is a Trinidadian born author and illustrator. He holds a BFA in Illustration from The School of Visual Arts. With that and his love of everything folklore, nature, and science, he is continually fueling his passion for illustration. Daniel has written, illustrated, designed, and self-published two children’s books, The Carnival Prince and I Am The Midnight Robber. He has also teamed up with the small publisher, Caribbean Reads, and illustrated the picture books, The Talking Mango Tree and The Masquerade Dance.

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