Julie Paschkis has illustrated more than twenty books since she committed herself to art full time in 1991. Her work has been recognized with many accolades and honors over the years. NIGHT GARDEN: POEMS FROM THE WORLD OF DREAMS by Janet Wong was a 2000 New York Times Best Illustrated Book, and YELLOW ELEPHANT by Julie Larios received a 2006 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award Book. Many of her books have been named to Best Books of the Year lists, including GLASS SLIPPER, GOLD SANDAL by Paul Fleischman, which a NY Times Notable Book, a BookSense Pick, a New York Public Library 100 Best Book, and a Kirkus Best Book for 2007. Julie’s work frequently receives starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, Kirkus, and other publications. With MOOSHKA (Peachtree) and APPLE CAKE (Harcourt), Julie added author to her list of creative accomplishments. Since then she has gone on to write and illustrate P.ZONKA LAYS AN EGG, which received starred reviews from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal, and the upcoming FLUTTER & HUM, and MAGIC SPELL. She lives in Seattle with her husband.
Download a PDF of the artist’s samples here: WPA Paschkis art samples