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These are the most recent 10 blog posts mentioning Lisa Chaikin-Johnston in JacketFlap's Children's Publishing Blog Reader


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About Lisa

Hi there and welcome to my page. I am a member of SCBWI AZ. I am honored to be part of JacketFlap and among such wonderful company. I have a strong interest in creating books that uplift children, support differences, and diversity. My ideas for illustrations come from nature and from interaction with children. Children inspire and challenge me in creating images that "pull" them into the book... More
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Books 1 - 3 from Lisa's bookshelf
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1. The Devil's Arithmetic (Puffin Modern Classics) (Paperback)
    Author: Jane Yolen
    Publisher: Puffin
Ages 9-12 3/8/2012
Lisa said: From the first chapter, this book engrosses and provides a child's perspective of a dark time in history.
tags: I read , I recommend
1,557 Reviews  
2. Bats at the Library (Hardcover)
    Illustrator: Brian Lies
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Ages 4-8 9/24/2010
Lisa said: Love the use of dark and light in the illustrations! I own this.
tags: I read , I recommend , Inspired me
587 Reviews  
3. Art & Max (Hardcover)
    Author: David Wiesner
    Publisher: Clarion Books
Ages 4-8 9/24/2010
Lisa said: Another amazing accomplishment from David! I love the illustrations and how the character's quirks come to life. I recommend this for everyone's bookshelf.
tags: Outstnding illustrations , I recommend , Inspired me , Outstanding illustration , Humorous
740 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by John Blackford on 12/13/2011 at 10:38 PM:
thanks for dropping by and checking out some of my silly animations i did years ago lol So how is everything going since last we spoke...?
Comment by Lisa Chaikin-Johnston on 9/20/2011 at 2:56 PM:
I just finished a book dummy, for my picture book ms, "A Lizard's Tale". The characters have some to life!
Comment by Veronica Batterson on 8/22/2011 at 9:45 AM:
Hello...thanks for connecting. Great work!
Comment by Natasha Ferrill on 5/25/2011 at 7:44 AM:
Thank you, Lisa! Your illustrations are fabulous!
Comment by Valerie Storey on 2/18/2011 at 11:24 AM:
Hi Lisa,
Thank you for the good wishes--having a lovely time in Albuquerque! Just bought my first camera so I can start sharing my artwork. All I have to do is learn how to use it! Great to hear from you. Happy creating!
Comment by John Blackford on 2/7/2011 at 7:24 PM:
well if you ever want to chat I'll be around sometime. Visit me on my blog as well I have a free chat open over there as well when ever i am on line. it will let you know if I am. I do like your art you look like you really enjoy doing what you do. I see a lot of emotion in your work. A ton of Detai... more
Comment by Lisa Chaikin-Johnston on 1/27/2011 at 12:07 PM:
Hi to all illustrators/authors who would like to chat about the craft. I welcome you to contact me!
Comment by Mercedes Cecilia on 1/19/2011 at 6:10 PM:
Lisa this is great I see there are many illustrators and authors in Az. Here we are expecting another storm at midnight. Last night we had candlelight dinner . I see you are member of SCBWI also, I will be going to the NY conference next week. First time. I am shy, about it. How was it for you...?
Comment by Kevin Anderson on 10/21/2010 at 1:15 PM:
Thank you very much for the warning you sent out today. We all need to stick together so folks aren't hurt by this!
Thanks again.
Comment by Diana Levin on 10/19/2010 at 11:35 PM:
thanks Lisa. Nice to meet you. Your work is fabulous
Comment by Kevin Anderson on 10/17/2010 at 11:26 PM:
I Love the new piece you added in your gallery.
Comment by Valerie Storey on 10/5/2010 at 9:21 AM:
Hi Lisa, Great to hear your news about SCBWI conference. Hope your are still feeling the magic!
Comment by Sherry Ellis on 9/26/2010 at 7:06 PM:
Hi Lisa,
Thanks for connecting! I'll send an email on things I'm doing to market my books. Love your artwork!
Comment by Lisa Chaikin-Johnston on 9/26/2010 at 6:53 PM:
I attended the SCBWI conference on Saturday and feel invigorated and ready to tackle new projects.
Comment by Valerie Storey on 9/26/2010 at 6:45 PM:
Oops! Always proofread--I meant, "thank you for the invitation..." I'm a bit weekended out, I'm afraid.
Comment by Valerie Storey on 9/26/2010 at 6:44 PM:
Thank you for the invitiation, Lisa! Looking forward to hearing all your latest news. Hope you had a good and creative weekend.
Comment by Valerie Storey on 9/24/2010 at 10:06 AM:
Welcome to JacketFlap, Lisa. I love that you are teaching young people to draw--wonderful! Wishing you all the best.
Comment by eliza keating on 9/23/2010 at 1:44 PM:
your work loofs amazing...eliza
Comment by J.D. (Jan) Holiday on 9/22/2010 at 10:34 AM:
Hi Lisa!
Lovely artwork!

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