Author & Illustrator

Maria van Lieshout

Biography

Maria was born in Holland, where she lived until she attended George Washington University studying Communications Design. Before becoming a children’s book author and illustrator full-time, Maria worked as a graphic designer for the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and then doing marketing and branding for Coca Cola, first in Holland and then at Headquarters in Atlanta where she finally won the green card lottery! She now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and son. She has written and illustrated twelve children’s books to date, including Hopper and Wilson, Bloom!, and Flight 1-2-3 and has also illustrated several more!

Most Popular Maria van Lieshout Books

Catching Kisses book
5.5
valentines · kisses · love · America
Catching Kisses
Hopper and Wilson book
5.4
adventure · facing fears · friendship · explorers
Hopper and Wilson
Flight 1-2-3 book
3.8
airplanes
Flight 1-2-3
Sleep, Baby, Sleep book
5.5
growing up · dreams · sleep · bedtime
Sleep, Baby, Sleep

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Collaborators

Maryann Cusimano Love
Amy Gibson

Personal Info

Books Stats

7Authored & Illustrated
2Illustrated

Most Recent Book

I Sleep in a Big Bed book
4.5
bedtime · change · growing up
I Sleep in a Big Bed

Highest Rated Book

Catching Kisses book
5.5
valentines · kisses · love · America
Catching Kisses

Official Website

http://www.vanlieshoutstudio.com/