Elisa Kleven

A Peek at the Creative Space of Elisa Kleven

***Updated with new photos, May 9, 2011!*** It’s my pleasure to welcome author and illustrator Elisa Kleven to Creative Spaces today. She is the illustrator and/or author of numerous picture books including The Paper Princess; A Carousel Tale; Sun Bread; Welcome Home, Mouse; The Lion and the Little Red Bird; The Apple Doll; The Weaver (written by Thacher Hurd); and The City by the Bay (written by Tricia Brown). Her books have been named ALA Notable Books, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and Junior Library Guild Selections. Elisa Kleven spoke at one of the first children’s writing conferences I attended (a decade-ish ago at Book Passage, if I’m remembering correctly).… Read the rest