Commission an Illustration
Painter and photographer Rick Lieder’s art can be found on award-winning novels,
ranging from mysteries and science fiction, to books based on the X-Files TV series,
to Newbery Award-winning books for children.
His first picture book, STEP GENTLY OUT, is a collaboration with award-winning
novelist and poet Helen Frost, published by Candlewick Press.
A museum exhibition and book signing was held at the
Fort Wayne Museum of Art in April 2012.
Starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, and Publisher’s Weekly.
Kirkus Reviews selected Step Gently Out as one of four outstanding
poetry titles for children featured on the Kirkus website for
National Poetry Month 2012, along with an interview.
Among other honors:
ALA 2013 Notable Children’s Book
Best Children’s Books of 2012 – Kirkus Reviews
International Reading Association: Tops of 2012 in Picture Books
To commission a book cover or illustration, please email Rick.