I’m beyond thrilled to introduce you to my new book! From the publisher: This stunningly beautiful picture book from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Eliza Wheeler is based on her grandmother’s childhood and pays homage to a family’s fortitude as they discover the meaning of home.Eliza Wheeler’s gorgeously illustrated book tells the story of what…

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4th grade teacher Jennifer Keller sent out this fun tweet: As I searched for a pic of my workspace to share, I saw many photos I’ve snapped of places I’ve written (or illustrated), so I pulled together a bunch more to share here! I’ve written and illustrated in so many locations over the past 7…

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I’m headed to the American Library Association conference this weekend to meet librarians and sign give-away copies of books. Maybe I’ll see you there? Sat JUNE 22, 2019: —————————-9-10 am Signing my not-yet-released pb HOME IN THE WOODS (+art prints!) at the Penguin Random House booth (#1805)12-12:30 pm Signing the board book of WHEREVER YOU…

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It’s a rainy spring day in Minnesota–very good for podcast listening. I love the in-depth conversations with children’s book makers on Picturebooking Podcast, so I was extremely honored to be invited on! Nick Patton and I have a long talk about WHEN YOU ARE BRAVE, my coming second self-authored book HOME IN THE WOODS, and,…

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I recently attended a wonderful opening exhibit at the University of Minnesota’s Andersen Library, The ABC of It , which has hundreds of children’s book treasures—original artwork from Poky Little Puppy, Millions of Cats, Goodnight Moon, Maurice Sendak, Tomi dePaola, Beatrix Potter…oh, and an 18 foot replica of the Goodnight Moon bedroom (!)—on display. If you have…

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“Dazzling…a sweet lesson on how to glow from the inside out.” ―Kirkus Reviews by Pat Zietlow Miller  Illustrated by Eliza Wheeler An inspiring picture book affirmation about having courage even in difficult times, because some days, when everything around you seems scary, you have to be brave. Saying goodbye to neighbors. Worrying about new friends. Passing through a big…

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 Last week was the release of Arthur Yorinks’ new book, PRESTO AND ZESTO IN LIMBOLAND, which is his lost collaboration with Maurice Sendak. The book launch held at the New York Public Library looked fabulous, one worthy of the author and illustrator. I so wish I could have made the trip in person to celebrate…

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 Last month I attended the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators summer conference in Los Angeles, and was invited there by Lin Oliver to give my first keynote speech for one of their national conferences. It was an incredible honor to be invited, and it marked a big milestone for me as an SCBWI…

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This has been a long time coming… I have had numerous requests for prints of my illustrations from book fans, and they are now here. Find prints of my children’s book art at: Society6: Eliza Wheeler  You can choose from a variety of sizes, frames, and other various gifts for teachers, family, and yourself.  A…

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