Author & Illustrator

Christopher Silas Neal

https://www.csneal.com/

Biography

Christopher Silas Neal is an award-winning author and illustrator of picture books including Over and Under the Snow with author Kate Messner, which was praised for its “stunning retro-style illustrations” (New York Times) along with Over and Under The Pond and Up In the Garden and Down in The Dirt. Neal’s author debut titled “Everyone” was praised by Publisher’s Weekly as “simple, honest, lyrical”. His board book series (Animals Colors, Animal Shapes) received starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly and Kirkus. He creates book jackets, art for magazines and posters. He speaks about his books, the art making process, and his career at schools, conferences, libraries and book festivals across the country. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Over and Under the Rainforest
Hurry Up!: A Book About Slowing Down
Prairie Boy: Frank Lloyd Wright Turns the Heartland into a Home
From Tree To Sea
How Do I Love Thee?
Animal Shapes
Animal Colors
I Won't Eat That
Over and Under the Pond
Everyone

Most Popular Christopher Silas Neal Books

    Over and Under the Pond
    Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal
    Over and Under the Rainforest
    Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal
    Hurry Up!: A Book About Slowing Down
    Kate Dopirak, Christopher Silas Neal
    Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
    Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal
    Over and Under the Snow
    Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal
    Prairie Boy: Frank Lloyd Wright Turns the Heartland into a Home
    Barb Rosenstock, Christopher Silas Neal

Book Stats

4
Authored
14
Illustrated
7
Collaborators

All Christopher Silas Neal Books

YearTitleAuthorPages
2020Over and Under the RainforestKate Messner48
2020Hurry Up!: A Book About Slowing DownKate Dopirak40
2019Prairie Boy: Frank Lloyd Wright Turns the Heartland into a HomeBarb Rosenstock32
2019From Tree To SeaShelley Moore Thomas32
2018How Do I Love Thee?Jennifer Adams32
2018Animal ShapesChristopher Silas Neal40
2018Animal ColorsChristopher Silas Neal40
2017I Won't Eat ThatChristopher Silas Neal40
2017Over and Under the PondKate Messner48
2016EveryoneChristopher Silas Neal32
2015Up in the Garden and Down in the DirtKate Messner52
2014Go to Sleep, Little FarmMary Lyn Ray40
2013Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal LivesLola M. Schaefer40
2011Over and Under the SnowKate Messner36

Collaborators

Kate Messner
Kate Dopirak
Barb Rosenstock
Shelley Moore Thomas
Jennifer Adams
Mary Lyn Ray
Lola M. Schaefer

Book Dedications by Christopher Silas Neal

  • For Jasper and River: don’t forget to slow down every now and then
    Hurry Up!: A Book About Slowing Down