Author & Illustrator

Lita Judge

Lita Judge is the author/illustrator of twenty-five fiction and nonfiction books, including Mary’s Monster, a YA novel about Mary Shelley and the creation of Frankenstein. Her picture books include Flight School, Born in the Wild, Red Sled, Hoot and Peep, and One Thousand Tracings. Lita worked as a geologist and paleontologist before turning to a life of creating art. A childhood spent with eagles, owls, and other animals also inspires her work. When not painting or writing, Lita loves riding her electric bike to far off places, or backpacking through Europe with sketchbook in hand. She lives in Peterborough, NH.

Most Recent Book
Red Sled book


board Books

board book
Red Sled
animal homes · baby animals · animals
Born in the Wild

picture Books

animal homes · baby animals · animals
Homes in the Wild
Penguin Flies Home book
penguins · friendship · dreams
Penguin Flies Home
snow · winter · siblings · owls
A Song for Snow
siblings · growing up · the world
Hoot and Peep
Flight School book
coping with failure
Flight School
Red Sled book
Red Sled


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