Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Speaker Profile - Alicia Schwab

Illustrator and Writer

Region: Minnesota
Age Levels: 5-10, 11-13, and 14-17
Will Travel: Anywhere in my country
Skype Visit: Yes
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Alicia Schwab writes and illustrates for children's books. She holds a BFA in art and design from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and has illustrated books in Germany and in the US. She has illustrated the books: The Mukluk Ball (PB), Takóža: Walks With The Blue Moon Girl (PB), Great Group Skits, (YA) and Finding Peace After Pet Loss (adult-NF). Alicia was the Illustrator Coordinator for SCBWI Minnesota for eight years, the 2018-2019 MN SCBWI Illustrator Mentor and facilitator of the MN SCBWI Postcard Gallery. Alicia lives with her husband, daughter, and their adventurous dog in Minnesota.

Presentation Description:
Alicia Schwab is the illustrator of the picture book, THE MUKLUK BALL, release fall 2018 by the MN Historical Society Press. Alicia is available for school visits, presentations and workshops as her freelance schedule allows. She has presented to students about her books and the craft of connecting the illustration to the story. However, she can design the presentation to suit the needs and parameters of your event.