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Annie Ericsson

Annie Ericsson - Designer

New York, NY

NYC-based designer and illustrator in children's publishing, dedicated to creating beautiful books and reading experiences.

Overview

NYC-based designer and illustrator working in children's publishing. Extensive experience in all areas of book design and production, including: jacket and interior design for picture books, novels, and non-fiction titles; typesetting; hand-lettering. Experienced in both print and app design and traditional watercolor illustration.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade Children's Picture Books Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Children's Books (Non-Fiction) Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Education & Reference

Work experience

Designer

Penguin Random House

February, 2010 – Present (almost 7 years)

Designs trade hardcover picture books, middle-grade and young adult novels; executes all stages of book production from concepts to color correction.

Portfolio (8 selected works)

The Secret Hum of a Daisy

Tracy Holczer

Twelve-year-old Grace and her mother have always been their own family, traveling from place to place like gypsies. But Grace wants to finally have a home all their own. Just when she thinks she's found it her mother says it's time to move again. Grace summons the courage to tell her mother how she really feels and will always regret that her last words to her were angry ones. After her mother... read more

Twelve-year-old Grace and her mother have always been their own family, traveling from place to place like gypsies. But Grace wants to finally have a home all their own. Just when she thinks she's found it her mother says it's time to move again. Grace summons the courage to tell her mother how she really feels and will always regret that her last words to her were angry ones. After her mother... read more

Scripted

Maya Rock

Reality TV has a dark future in this thought-provoking thriller To the people suffering on the war-torn mainland, Bliss Island seems like an idyllic place. And it is: except for the fact that the island is a set, and the islanders’ lives are a performance. They’re the stars of a hit TV show, Blissful Days—Characters are adored by mainland viewers, yet in constant danger of being cut if their r... read more

Reality TV has a dark future in this thought-provoking thriller To the people suffering on the war-torn mainland, Bliss Island seems like an idyllic place. And it is: except for the fact that the island is a set, and the islanders’ lives are a performance. They’re the stars of a hit TV show, Blissful Days—Characters are adored by mainland viewers, yet in constant danger of being cut if their r... read more

Oliver's Tree

Kit Chase

Meet three adorable best friends from debut author/illustrator talent with a huge Etsy following Oliver, Charlie, and Lulu love to play outside together. Their favorite game is hide-and-seek, but it’s not fun for Oliver when his friends hide in the trees—he can’t reach them! So the friends set off to find a tree that Oliver can play in. But there’s a reason we don’t see elephants in trees, and... read more

Meet three adorable best friends from debut author/illustrator talent with a huge Etsy following Oliver, Charlie, and Lulu love to play outside together. Their favorite game is hide-and-seek, but it’s not fun for Oliver when his friends hide in the trees—he can’t reach them! So the friends set off to find a tree that Oliver can play in. But there’s a reason we don’t see elephants in trees, and... read more

Saving Baby Doe

Danette Vigilante

Lionel and Anisa are the best of friends and have seen each other through some pretty tough times--Anisa's dad died and Lionel's dad left, which is like a death for Lionel. They stick together no matter what. So when Lionel suggests a detour through a local construction site on their way home, Anisa doesn't say no. And that's where Lionel and Anisa make a startling discovery--a baby abandoned ... read more

Lionel and Anisa are the best of friends and have seen each other through some pretty tough times--Anisa's dad died and Lionel's dad left, which is like a death for Lionel. They stick together no matter what. So when Lionel suggests a detour through a local construction site on their way home, Anisa doesn't say no. And that's where Lionel and Anisa make a startling discovery--a baby abandoned ... read more

Amber Brown Is Tickled Pink

Paula Danziger, Bruce Coville, Elizabeth Levy

Beloved Amber Brown returns in a new book! Amber Brown is excited about her mom and Max’s upcoming wedding. Not only does Amber get to be the Best Child but all her best friends are invited, including Justin, whose family will be making a special trip back to town just for the big event! But when every conversation about the wedding causes a fight about money, they talk about a having a tiny w... read more

Beloved Amber Brown returns in a new book! Amber Brown is excited about her mom and Max’s upcoming wedding. Not only does Amber get to be the Best Child but all her best friends are invited, including Justin, whose family will be making a special trip back to town just for the big event! But when every conversation about the wedding causes a fight about money, they talk about a having a tiny w... read more

Jan Brett Stationery Set

Jan Brett

Experience the warmth and wonder of Jan Brett with this delightful collection of blank cards featuring the gorgeous artwork of bestselling children’s book author / illustrator Jan Brett. These playful and beautifully detailed illustrated cards make the perfect gift—to give or receive. This boxed set includes 48 cards featuring six designs, as well as envelopes.

Experience the warmth and wonder of Jan Brett with this delightful collection of blank cards featuring the gorgeous artwork of bestselling children’s book author / illustrator Jan Brett. These playful and beautifully detailed illustrated cards make the perfect gift—to give or receive. This boxed set includes 48 cards featuring six designs, as well as envelopes.

Sleepover with Beatrice and Bear

Mônica Carnesi

This delightful story of an irrepressible bunny will engage readers on many levels as it celebrates creativity, making the best of circumstances, and the joy of the changing seasons. How can two friends share winter when one of them is hibernating? Beatrice and Bear meet one spring day and become best buddies. They play together through summer and fall. Then winter comes and Beatrice can’t fin... read more

This delightful story of an irrepressible bunny will engage readers on many levels as it celebrates creativity, making the best of circumstances, and the joy of the changing seasons. How can two friends share winter when one of them is hibernating? Beatrice and Bear meet one spring day and become best buddies. They play together through summer and fall. Then winter comes and Beatrice can’t fin... read more

Firebird

Misty Copeland

In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird. Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, strikin... read more

In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird. Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, strikin... read more

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