Diana Kizlauskas

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General Information

Name: Diana Kizlauskas

Pen Name: None


Born: in Chicago, Illinois

Website: https://dianakizlauskas.com/

Email: The author can be emailed through the Contact page on her website.

Illinois Connection

Kizlauskas is a native Chicagoan. She earned a BA in Art Education at UIC and Illustration at the Illinois Institute of Art.

Biographical and Professional Information

Diana Kizlauskas is an children's author, artist and illustrator. She began her career in advertising, illustrating promotional materials for nationally known companies including Land O'Lakes®, McDonald's®, and Quaker Oats®. She spent her free time illustrating newspaper feature stories for the newspaper's food, financial, and TGIF weekend sections. Later, she began illustrating trade and educational books for children. Her children's illustrations have been published by nationally and internationally known companies including Harcourt Achieve; Macmillan McGraw-Hill; Pearson Education/Scott Foresman; Compass/Seed Media; Pauline Books and Media; EDCO/Ireland and others.

Published Works

Written and Illustrated Books:

  • LETTUCE!, Bright Bear Books , 2013
  • Christmas Best, Bright Bear Books , 2016

Illustrated Books:

  • Jorge from Argentina: The Story of Pope Francis for Children, Pauline Books & Media , 2013 - written by Marlyn Monge and Jaymie Stuart Wolfe
  • Howl of the Mission Owl / El ulular de la lechuza, Libros Publishing, 2014 - written by Cecilia Velastegui

Titles at Your Library


ISBN: 0991523334
Release Date: 2016-03-01

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Christmas Best

ISBN: 0991523342
Release Date: 2016-11-30

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Jorge from Argentina: The Story of Pope Francis for Children

ISBN: 0819840068
Release Date: 2013-11-07

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Diana Kizlauskas on WorldCat


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