The Ultimate Children’s Book Illustrator Gift Guide 2022
What are you going to give, a car with a giant bow on top? Come on. Give art.
Updated for the 2022 gift-giving season, here is my collection of children’s literature illustrator shops on the world wide web.
This isn’t a comprehensive list – let me hear about what I missed in the comments, and I will add to it.
Artists: Ezra Jack Keats, Marla Frazee, Doreen Cronin, and many MANY more
Books: Winter Bees, Dark Emperor
Books: Colette’s Lost Pet, Albert’s Quiet Quest
Books: Snowflake Bentley, Darwin
Books: Building Our House, Big Snow
Books: Journey, Quest
Books: Everything Goes, Frank Einstein
Books: Farmhouse, Finding Winnie, Hello Lighthouse
Books: Moo, Baa, La La La, The Going to Bed Book
Books: Boy Wonders, We Go Together!
Books: Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, Creepy Carrots
Books: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud
Books: Melvin and the Boy, Nana in the City
Books: Wolf In the Snow, Wish
Books: Chicken Lily
Books: Outside In, How to Walk an Ant
Books: Gaijin: American Prisoner of War, Thank You, Sarah
Books: On the Day You Were Born
Artists: Jon Klassen, Brigette Barrager, Christian Robinson, etc.
Books: We Are Water Protectors, Berry Song
Books: Weslandia, Library Lion
Books: Shooting at the Stars, John Brown: His Fight for Freedom
Books: Sydney & Taylor, Max Explains Everything
Books: Voice of Freedom
Books: Flora and the Flamingo, Tea Rex
Books: Stuck, The Incredible Book-Eating Boy
Books: This Is Not My Hat, I Want My Hat Back
Books: Blue on Blue, The House in the Night
Books: Lunch Lady, Punk Farm
Books: Ninja, Cowboy, Bear
Books: Red Sky at Night, Maya
Books: Chopsticks, The Nuts: Bedtime at the Nut House
Books: A Woodland Counting Book
Books: Sequoia, Galápagos George
Books: We Are the Ship, Baby Bear
Books: No Fits, Nilson!, Stop Snoring, Bernard!
Books: It’s Great Being a Dad
Books: This Is My Dollhouse, The Boy Who Loved Words
Books: The Case for Loving, Why Am I Me?
Books: World Rat Day
Books: Sky Boys, This is the Rope
Books: Rain!, Last Stop on Market Street
Books: Ballet Cat, Dinosaur vs. Bedtime
Books: A Sick Day for Amos McGee, Bear Has a Story to Tell
Books: Bird, White Water
Illustrators: Isabelle Arsenault, Matt Forsythe, Elise Gravel & many more
Books: Good People Everywhere, The Mitten String
Books: Mudball, Becoming Babe Ruth
Books: Circus Ship, If I Built a Car
Books: Sonya’s Chickens
Books: Ducks Don’t Wear Socks, Sophie’s Fish
Books: Orchestra Pit, Bunnies on Ice
Books: Henry & Leo
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Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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