Brian Lies

A Peek at the Creative Space of Brian Lies

It’s my pleasure to welcome author/illustrator Brian Lies to Creative Spaces today. His last name is pronounced “Lees”, by the way. Counterintuitive to what you’re used to reading. (But oddly, the past tense is still “Lays”! Dumb grammar humor, anyone? Anyone?) Brian Lies illustrated his first book, Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Eye by Eth Clifford in 1989. He has gone on to illustrate more than twenty picture books including Finklehopper Frog by Irene Livingston, and Deep in the Swamp by Donna M. Bateman. In 2001, his first authored and illustrated books were published: Hamlet and the Magnificent Sandcastle and Hamlet and the Enormous Chinese Dragon Kite.… Read the rest