Lisa Papp

Author, Illustrator
PAL Member


Lisa Papp grew up sketching her stuffed animals, cats, and whatever other animals wandered into her family's yard. With her sketchpad filled, it was easy to attach stories to these characters. These days, Lisa is still making up stories and painting pictures. She’s found a place among the top publishers creating picture books for clients such as Scholastic, Peachtree Publishers, Grosset & Dunlap, Sleeping Bear Press, and American Girl.  MADELINE FINN AND THE LIBRARY DOG won the national Children's Choice Book of the Year Award and has been translated into 26 languages. Inspired by her library's Read-to-Dogs Program, Lisa hopes the Madeline Finn series will continue to inspire young children to know they can make a difference. Lisa lives with her husband, Rob, also an artist, and three wildly creative cats live in eastern Pennsylvania.


Madeline Finn and the Therapy Dog

The Town That Fooled the British - a War of 1812 Story

Madeline Finn and the Shelter Dog

One For All, A Pennsylvania Numbers Book

P is for Princess A Royal Alphabet

Rudolph to the Rescue

Rudolph Shines Again

Madeline Finn and the Library Dog

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