Peter Sis

Born in Czechoslovakia in 1949, PETER SÍS is an internationally renowned author and illustrator of many books for children. He has now received, among many other awards, three Caldecott Honours, the Bologna Ragazzi Nonfiction Award, the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, and the MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award. He also received the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2012 for his lasting contribution to children’s illustration. He has lived in New York City in America since 1984. The Pilot and the Little Prince is published by Pushkin Children’s Books in July 2014.  A tapestry designed by Peter Sis in memory of Seamus Heaney on behalf of Arts for Amnesty will be unveiled in Dublin in April.

“Peter Sís is a genius. That word may be so overused as to be almost meaningless, but I have no other explanation for the seemingly endless depths of his fertile imagination.”  Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

 

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Right After the Weather

From The New York Times bestselling author of Carry the One, a new novel that explores what happens when a group of friends are confronted with their worst fears. Cate is a stage designer in her early forties, embroiled in theatre projects and the lives of her unconventional Chicago friends and lovers, when her life […]

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The House on the Lake

From the bestselling author of My Sister’s Bones and Day of the Accident comes the haunting new novel THE HOUSE ON THE LAKE Lisa needs to disappear.  And her friend’s rambling old home in the wilds of Yorkshire seems like the perfect place. It’s miles away from the closest town, and no one there knows […]

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Brother & Sister

From the beloved film star and best-selling author of Then Again: a heartfelt memoir about her relationship with her younger brother, and a poignant exploration of the divergent paths siblings’ lives can take. When they were children in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the 1950s, Diane Keaton and her younger brother, Randy, were best […]

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