Elizabeth Rose Stanton

Elizabeth Rose Stanton began her picture book writing and illustrating adventure a few years ago, after a brief career as an architect, and long career as a parent and fine artist. Her debut book, Henny, was awarded an American Library Association Booklist star and was named as one of the best books of 2014 for children by The New York Public Library. School Library Journal called her second book, Peddles, “quietly wonderful,” and the illustrations, “a thing of beauty.” Elizabeth grew up New York and now lives in Seattle with her husband and a trio of Scottish Fold cats.

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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. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Ask me on my deathbed.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Banjo playing