Giselle Potter

Giselle Potter has illustrated many books, including Kate and the Beanstalk by Mary Pope Osborne, an ALA-ALSC notable book; The Boy Who Loved Words by Roni Schotter, a Parents’ Choice Gold Award winner; and Cecil the Pet Glacier by Matthea Harvey. She is the author and illustrator of Tell Me What to Dream About and This Is My Dollhouse—both inspired by her daughters—and The Year I Didn’t Go to School, about traveling through Italy with her parents’ puppet troupe when she was eight. Giselle also illustrates “Ties,” a weekly column in the Well section of The New York Times. She lives in Rosendale, New York, with her husband and two daughters.

Most Recent Book
How to Build a Hug book

"About" from the Simon and Schuster Fall 2018 Catalog

picture Books

inventions · hugs · building
How to Build a Hug
sleep · kisses · princesses · magic · rescue · fairy tales
Sleeping Bobby
The Honest-to-Goodness Truth book
lying · honesty
The Honest-to-Goodness Truth
The Brave Little Seamstress book
bravery · imagination · lying
The Brave Little Seamstress
Toni Morrison
The Big Box


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