What heart-breaking times. I pass these murals daily in my Minneapolis neighborhood (on plywood coverings on local businesses lost during the Covid19 shutdown): As a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, I join them in putting out the call: “The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators stands together with the…

Read More

When I was finishing the art for ‘Home In The Woods’, I had this idea to make a “little” book video to help share some behind-the-book stories. When my husband Adam agreed to make it, I had no idea it would become something so beautiful in and of itself (I should have known). It’s 13…

Read More

I got the unbelievable news on Friday that Michelle Obama will be reading my first book MISS MAPLE’S SEEDS via PBS Kids “Mondays with Michelle” on May 4th!!! 😍😍😍 It’s going to be such a thrill to see her read it. Catch the video recording for a limited time here on YouTube MISS MAPLE’S SEEDSNancy…

Read More

I’m hearing from many teachers, during the COVID-19 outbreak, who are adapting to virtual classrooms looking for permission to read books to their students online. Book publishers and creators hold the audio and video copyrights for their books, but during this unique time the publishers have posted special permissions and guidelines for online story readings.…

Read More

Another piece to the ‘Behind the Scenes’ making of my book HOME IN THE WOODS, this section focusing on the art process. Video by Adam Wheeler, and special sound work by Alex Reeves. (3:11 min) Buy HOME IN THE WOODS at your local indie bookstore-or- Barnes and Noble , or Amazon.com

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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,…

Read More