Mark Elliott

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Mark Elliott is a published author and an illustrator of children’s books and young adult books.

He is a graduate of New York’s School of Visual Arts and an established artist in the illustration field for more than 20 years. He has worked for all of the major publishing houses including Harper Collins, Simon and Schuster, Scholastics, Holiday House and Penguin.

He’s received a Christopher Award for his illustration in Andrew Clement’s “Extra Credit” and has been recognized for his work in Anthony DeStefano’s “Little Star”.

Mark’s illustrations have been displayed in numerous shows and annuals. Also, as a contributor in today’s Pop Surrealism movement, Mark’s gallery work appears in group and solo shows internationally. Mark’s unique style is created through classical hand-painted work combined with contemporary warmth, playful realism and humor.


Emperor Qianlong: Son of Heaven, Man of the World, Lost and Found, Dexter the Tough, and Room One: A Mystery or Two, The Princess Tales, For Biddle’s Sake, Cinderellis And The Glass Hill, Princess Sonora And The Long Sleep, The Fairy’s Mistake, The Princess Test, etc.


Winner of The Christopher Award for illustration – Andrew Clement’s “No Talking”

Focus on the Family Award for illustration – Anthony Destefano’s  “Little Star”

Work has appeared in The Society of Illustrators annual and Spectrum:  Best of Science Fiction and Fantastic Art.

Client List

Harper Collins
Simon and Schuster
Holiday House
Penguin Random House

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