Author & Illustrator

Giselle Potter

http://GisellePotter.com

Biography

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.

Try It!: How Frieda Caplan Changed the Way We Eat
Olive & Pekoe
How to Build a Hug
Independence Cake: A Revolutionary Confection Inspired by Amelia Simmons, Whose True History Is Unfortunately Unknown
This Is My Dollhouse
Cecil the Pet Glacier
Sleeping Bobby
The Honest-to-Goodness Truth
The Brave Little Seamstress
The Big Box
Try It!: How Frieda Caplan Changed the Way We Eat

Most Popular Giselle Potter Books

    Try It!: How Frieda Caplan Changed the Way We Eat
    Giselle Potter, Mara Rockliff
    The Honest-to-Goodness Truth
    Patricia C. McKissack, Giselle Potter
    How to Build a Hug
    Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville, Giselle Potter
    This Is My Dollhouse
    Giselle Potter
    The Big Box
    Slade Morrison, Giselle Potter, Toni Morrison
    Independence Cake: A Revolutionary Confection Inspired by Amelia Simmons, Whose True History Is Unfortunately Unknown
    Deborah Hopkinson, Giselle Potter

Book Stats

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Authored
10
Illustrated
10
Collaborators

All Giselle Potter Books

YearTitleAuthorPages
2021Try It!: How Frieda Caplan Changed the Way We EatMara Rockliff32
2019Olive & PekoeJacky Davis40
2018How to Build a HugAmy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville48
2017Independence Cake: A Revolutionary Confection Inspired by Amelia Simmons, Whose True History Is Unfortunately UnknownDeborah Hopkinson44
2016This Is My DollhouseGiselle Potter40
2012Cecil the Pet Glacier40
2005Sleeping BobbyMary Pope Osborne, Will Osborne40
2003The Honest-to-Goodness TruthPatricia C. McKissack40
2002The Brave Little SeamstressMary Pope Osborne40
1999The Big BoxSlade Morrison, Toni Morrison48

Collaborators

Mara Rockliff
Patricia C. McKissack
Amy Guglielmo
Jacqueline Tourville
Slade Morrison
Toni Morrison
Deborah Hopkinson
Jacky Davis
Mary Pope Osborne
Will Osborne

Book Dedications by Giselle Potter

  • For Pia, who loves to try new food, and Izzy, who doesn't ... yet!
    Try It!: How Frieda Caplan Changed the Way We Eat