Elizabeth Rose Stanton

Elizabeth Rose Stanton studied art history in college and went on to earn a graduate degree in architecture at Columbia University. After working as an architect and designer, she stepped away from a professional career to raise her family. Since then, she has worked as a portrait and fine artist, designer, and scientific illustrator. She now devotes herself full time to writing and illustrating picture books for children. She lives in Seattle with her husband, two cats, and a one-eyed dog.

Books by this Author




Henny is a chick who’s just a little different from everyone else in the barn—and who learns to embrace her special gift in this whimsical and charming picture book debut from Elizabeth Rose Stanton.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "All's well that ends well."

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Drawing

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not starting sooner.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Beatrix Potter

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Can't say. They keep changing.

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