Becca Stadtlander is a children’s book illustrator and fine artist, whose work is inspired by the beauty of everyday objects, the comforts of home, and the lush colors and landscapes of far-off places.
She attended the Maryland Institute College of Art (BFA) and currently lives and works in Kentucky.
Becca’s work is featured on stationery, home décor products, editorial publications, young adult and children’s books. Some of her publishing clients are Candlewick Press, QuartoKids, Viking, HarperCollins and Chronicle.
A beautiful, one-of-a-kind volume invites readers to marvel at the time, effort, and care that went into creating handmade toys, tools, and treasures of the past.
A double nominated for the Carnegie Medal in the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards 2018, for ‘Cogheart’ written by Peter Bunzl with cover artwork by Becca.
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017 with ‘Cogheart’, written by Peter Bunzl with cover artwork by Becca.
“Wow! This cross-cultural cipher is a feast for the eyes and a challenge for the mind.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review for ‘Look! What Do You See?’
“Hushed and beautiful. . . . As artful as it is refreshing.” — The Wall Street Journal for ‘Look! What Do You See’
“Calming, lullabylike charm.” — Selected for the best picture books of 2016 for the School Library Journal for ‘Sleep Tight Farm’