COOPER, Floyd. American. Genres: Biography, Illustrations. Career: Author and illustrator. Worked in advertising and for a greeting card company in Missouri; freelance illustrator, 1984-. Publications: SELF-ILLUSTRATED: Coming Home: From the Life of Langston Hughes, 1994; Mandela: From the Life of the South African Statesman, 1996; Cumbayah, in press. Illustrator of books by M. Davidson, E. Greenfield, E.F. Howard, K.O. Galbraith, J. Woodson, K.L. Williams, D. Eaton, D. Burden-Patmon, J. Merrill, V.M. Fleming, J.C. Thomas, W. Hudson, S. Belton, G. Hausman, J. Gorog, N. Grimes, K.D. Jones, C.D. Boyd, C.J. Farley, J. Haskins and K. Benson, V. Hamilton, J. Kurtz, M. DeGross, V.L. Kroll, A. Schroeder, N. Lamb, P.C. McKissack, J.C. Collins, J. Yolen. Address: c/o William Morrow, 1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.