Renata Liwska

Renata Liwska is the illustrator of the New York Times bestseller, The Quiet Book, written by Deborah Underwood. She is also the author and illustrator of Red Wagon and Little Panda. Born in Warsaw, Poland, Renata now lives in Calgary, Canada with her husband.

  • Boom Snot Twitty

    By Doreen Cronin

    Illustrated by Renata Liwska

    Read by Susie Berneis

    Starred review. "Serene, quietly joyous and utterly life-affirming." - Kirkus Reviews

    "Sound effects and lively background music add a nice touch to the simple story that reminds young viewers that friends don’t have to be exactly alike and can have different personalities." - Booklist (video review)

    Released December 2, 2014
    English, Unabridged

  • The Christmas Quiet Book

    By Deborah Underwood

    Illustrated by Renata Liwska

    Read by Susie Berneis

    "[Children] will be enchanted by this holiday companion." - School Library Journal

    "Fans of The Quiet Book (2010) and The Loud Book (2011, both Houghton Harcourt) will be enchanted by this holiday companion... Liwska's digitally colored pencil illustrations, in a muted palette of soft and soothing earth tones, pair poetically with the simple text. This is an ideal title for use during a winter holiday storytime or for one-on-one cuddling at bedtime." - School Library Journal

    Released November 25, 2014
    English, Unabridged

  • Boom Snot Twitty This Way That Way

    By Doreen Cronin

    Illustrated by Renata Liwska

    Read by Susie Berneis

    A tale of authentic friendship.

    "Veteran reader Susie Berneis gives the characters distinct, suitable voices, with lively background music and quirky sound effects adding atmosphere to Renata Liwska’s textured illustrations...“[a] sweet tale of compromise and friendship." - Booklist

    Released June 30, 2015
    English, Unabridged