Carson Ellis


Carson Ellis is the author and illustrator of the best-selling picture books Home (Candlewick, 2015) and Du Iz Tak? (Candlewick, 2016). She has illustrated a number of books for kids including The Mysterious Benedict Society (Little, Brown, 2008) by Trenton Lee Stewart, The Composer Is Dead (HarperCollins, 2009) by Lemony Snicket, and The Wildwood Chronicles series by her husband, Colin Meloy. She is also the illustrator-in-residence for Colin’s band, The Decemberists, and received Grammy nominations in 2016 and 2018 for their album art design.

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