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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Diana Kizlauskas  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


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.

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