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Summer Reads

By |July 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|

The summer reading program at my local library asks readers to review books they've read.  So here is a book I wrote about.The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan.The story is an imagined one (I believe) about the real girl who was the model for...

Bidding for Books

By |June 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|

NYC's P.S. 363  has lost funding for it's school library. (gulp, what Mayor Mike??)  So they are throwing an auction to Save their School Library! You can get one-of-a-kind art and autographed books and artwork  from some of the greatest...

Books you can walk into.

By |May 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Lately I've been designing exhibits, which is a little like
making a life size picture  book that you can WALK INTO!
Here are 2 of my latest exhibits:

The Ghost Army (When you send Artists to war, they bring back Art)
Edward Hopper House Art Center
82 North Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960
Now thru June 9
more info

And Greetings from Summer Camp
at the Historical Society of Rockland County
20 Zukor Rd. New City, NY
May 18 – Sept 15

more info

The Journey Home

By |February 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Butterflies will soon begin their long journey from their winter homes in Mexico, back home to us.  They should have some good stories to tell.

PW says…

By |August 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|

The first review for "How Does Sleep Come" is a nice one from Publisher's Weekly.Here is an excerpt, or read the whole review here. "Sayles (Moon Child) imagines night as a star-spangled curtain that parts to reveal Jacob’s living room, then as ...

Another Peek

By |July 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Thanks for all the amazing feedback on the last post! Here are two more peeks at my latest book, "How Does Sleep Come?" arriving at bookstores this September.  See more pictures HERE.

elizabeth sayles illustration 2012-07-16 14:06:00

By |July 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Since I'm working on a book I can't post about yet, here is a jacket I did a while ago.  This is the jacket that wasn't used, but I always liked it.  It was inspired by an illustrated Mary Poppins book I had when I was a kid, (Golden Books, n...