Leeza Hernandez, an award-winning illustrator and now children's book author, hails from the south of England, but has been living in New Jersey since 1999. She works as an art director at a local magazine and in her spare time, creatively noodles with new ideas for books in her art studio. She loves to experiment with printmaking, pen and ink, digital
collage and painting.

Leeza's books include the latest in the Homework series: Eat Your U.S Hstory Homework (Charlesbridge), due out in the Fall, plus Dog Gone! and Cat Napped! (G.P. Putnam's Sons) and New York Times Betseller John Lithgow's Never Play Music Right Next To The Zoo (Simon&Schuster).

You can follow Leeza on Twitter @leezaworks. She is also the Regional Advisor for the New Jersey chapter of SCBWI and a member of CBIG, the Somerset Writers Group and The Printmaking Center of NJ.

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