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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THE POMEGRANATE WITCH  made the Amazon’s ‘Best children’s books of 2017′ list — and to make it extra sweet, it sits alongside illustrator friends’ books; THE ANTLERED SHIP by The Fan Brothers, and THE BOOK OF MISTAKES by Corinna Luyken. Congrats to all! Check out the full list here: Amazon.com: Best Children’s Books of 2017 …

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 A new book that I illustrated, written by Denise Doyen, came out last week; THE POMEGRANATE WITCH. It’s here in time for the fall season coming up, and is such a fun romp between a group of neighborhood kids from the suburbs, and the old Pomegranate Witch who guards a legendary pomegranate tree. This release kicked off…

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Guys…have you seen this book trailer yet?? My husband, Adam, made it. My friend, Nick, did the music. They are so awesome! Anyone recognize the song he covered? Please help me share this video with the Tolkien fans that you know! Get JOHN RONALD’S DRAGONS at your local indie bookstore -or- Order from Barnes and Noble…

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My new picture book, with author Varsha Bajaj and Nancy Paulsen/Penguin Books, came into the book world today! THIS IS OUR BABY, BORN TODAY celebrates the birth of a baby elephant. Over the course of one day the jungle family and friends rejoice the baby’s arrival. The book is set in the lush wilds of India…

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Today! In the life of children’s book creators, many things are beautiful: A book’s birthday. If you’re looking for a positive book with sweet writing and diverse characters for a 7-10 year-old, this is your book! MORE INFO A brand new book trailer. My husband, Adam, created this beautiful video for a new picture book…

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It’s hard to imagine two months have already passed in this new year of 2015! With a new year comes new things. Here’s an update on what a few of these things are for me: Picture Book Builders Blog I’m excited to join a handful of children’s book writers and illustrators on new blog that’s…

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Today I was able to attend Edith Cohn’s book party for her debut middle-grade novel, SPIRIT’S KEY, at Children’s Book World in West Lost Angeles. It seems a rare opportunity to have the author and artist who worked on a book living in the same city, and it was a special experience to finally meet…

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