Laura Huliska-Beith is a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute. She grew up in Omaha Nebraska, the oldest of 5 children and her siblings were the inspiration behind her first picture book, The Book of Bad Ideas (although she takes full credit for Bad Idea #143). She has since illustrated many books including Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum by Lisa Wheeler, The Recess Queen and The Worst Best Friend both by Alexis O’Neill.|
Shown below are some of her recent projects, Santa and the Goodnight Train by June Sobel (HMH Books for Young Readers), The Goodnight Train Rolls On! by June Sobel (HMH Books for Young Readers), Feminism From A to Z by Gayle E. Pitman (Magination Press), The Twelve Days of Christmas in Missouri by Ann Ingalls (Sterling Children's Books), Cupcake Checkers Game (Peaceable Kingdom), Let's Go to Sleep by Maisie Reade (Little Brown Books), thanksgiving turkey was licensed to Pottery Barn Kid collection, American Express Gift Card, Wake up World (G-dcast), an children’s book App for iphone, ipad, and ipod touch, Muddle London (Magnetic Play Book) (Campbell), A Farmer's Life for Me by Robin Farley (HarperCollins), Little Red Hot by Eric A. Kimmel (Amazon Children's Publishing), Mary Had a Little Lamb by Sara Josepha Hale (Marshall Cavendish), The Adventures of Granny Clearwater and Little Critter by Kimberly Willis Holt (Henry Holt and Co), Stone Soup Cooperative Board Game by Peaceable Kingdom, The Goodnight Train by June Sobel (Harcourt Children's Books), Poetry for Young People: Edward Lear edited by Edward Mendelson (Sterling), The Wild, Wild Inside: A View from Mommy's Tummy! by Kate Feiffer (Simon & Schuster), Violet's Music by Angela Johnson (Dial), The Recess Queen and The Worst Best Friend both written by Alexis O'neill (Scholastic).
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Laura's personal website