Elizabeth Sayles
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Elizabeth Sayles

Elizabeth Sayles has illustrated more than 25 books for children including "Moon Child"; "Five Little Kittens" and; "I Already Know I Love You" by Billy Crystal which was a NY Times #1 best selling picture book. "The Goldfish Yawned", a winner of the Bank Street College Best Children's Book, 2005 (Henry Holt) is the first book that she wrote as well as illustrated. Her latest book is "Malala" which will be published Jan. 2016 by Random House/Step into Reading. She illustrated the "The Very Little Princess" series (Random House) as well as "Anne Frank's Chestnut Tree." She is also the co-author of "The Ghost Army of WWII: How One Top Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects and Other Audacious Fakery" The book has now been optioned by Bradley Cooper and Andrew Lazar (American Sniper) as a major motion picture. It is about an Army unit that her father was in during WWII. Her work has also appeared on book jackets and in projects for Lands' End, Peaceable Kingdom Press, American Girl and Sony/BMG Music, among others. Her artwork has been on display in galleries and private collections across the country and at the Society of Illustrators in NYC, Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art also in NYC, The New York Public Library and The Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio. She is an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts in NYC and at the City University of New York/Queens College. She lives in the lower Hudson Valley with her husband and their daughter. See her work at www.elizabethsayles.com
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