Picture Books -- and some activities based on them.

Click on a book to see reviews, honors, related links and activities, painted eggs, apple dolls,  bread sculptures, tapestries, carousels, photos of my dogs and cats, and other assorted goodies and  inspirations.  For buying options please scroll to bottom of individual pages.

 

 

Books written and illustrated by Elisa

 

Books illustrated by Elisa

 

Before I published books I used to make handmade books, with embroidered covers.  Below is a sample - with one of my favorite poems, Sunday Morning, by Wallace Stevens, handwritten inside of it.