Lisze Bechtold

Author, Illustrator, Animator


Coming Spring 2015 - A new Buster book!

Spring 2015, Buster the Very Shy Dog will be rereleased as a leveled reader

Sally and the Purple Socks

Toots the Cat, a collection of cat poems written by Karla Kuskin, Illustrated by Lisze Bechtold

WELCOME!

Sally and the Purple Socks
As an author and illustrator of children's books, as well as animator, I love to create characters in every way--through writing, drawing, animating, and voice over acting. Many of my characters were inspired by pets with big personalities. Others come from Odd Juxtapositions, place not far from here.

BOOK AWARDS:

Maryland Blue Crab Award
Oppenheim Gold Award
Children's Choice

BOOK REVIEWS:

"Dog and cat lovers and shy kids everywhere will happily (and successfully) read and reread these stories."
--Kirkus [Buster the Very Shy Dog Finds A Kitten]

“The author/illustrator exhibits her winning humor in this beginning chapter book.”
--School Library Journal [Buster the Very Shy Dog]

“...its elegant and humorous text makes this a pleasure to read aloud...”
--Adventures for Kids [Edna's Tale]

FILM CREDITS include:

"Ferngully"
"Flower Planet"
"The Prince and the Pauper" (Disney)

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