Christina Wald

Christina Wald

Christina Wald

Christina Wald

Christina Wald specializes in illustration, toy and giftware design, and product design. She has illustrated over 50 children's books and done artwork for many other books, magazines, packaging and products.

She started out illustrating professionally for games including the Star Wars role playing game series, Middle Earth: Wizards, a Lord of the Rings collectable card game, Dragon Magazine, BattleTech, Dune and many others.  

She graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in Industrial Design.

Her obsessions include travel, reading, comics, audiobooks, movies, good TV, stand up comedy, musicals, game nights, design, animation, urban sketching, sketching, and the fantastical.

Award winners:

Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant (winner of 2018 NSTA Outstanding Trade Book, Best STEM BOOK for 2018, 2018 Mathical Honor Book and 2018 Notable Social Studies Trade Book, and Australian Early Childhood STEM Book List - ELSA (Early Learning STEM Australia), by the University of Canberra, Australian Government Department of Education and Training)

Camas and Sage Skipping Stones 2016 book award in Nature and Ecology
Featured on HuffPost Books:

A Warm Winter Tail (winner of a 2013 Gelett Burgess Award)

The Wild Life of Elk (A joint venture between the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the National Forest Service) was a finalist for a 2012 Benjamin Franklin Award

Habitat Spy (winner of a Tillywig Brain Child Award)

Henry the Impatient Heron (winner of a 2010 Mom’s Choice Gold Award)

Client Highlights: 

  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Graphic Arts Books/West Winds Press
  • Caracyn Publishing
  • Bloomsbury UK
  • Usborne Publishing
  • Hachette Book Group
  • Angels on Earth Magazine/Guideposts 
  • Grosset & Dunlap/Penguin for Young Readers
  • Tek Nek Toys/Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation/US Forest Service/Mountain Press
  • Sylvan Dell/Arbordale Publishing
  • National Geographic
  • Parachute Publishing/Running Press Kids
  • Wild Planet Toys
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson Publishing
  • Capstone Publishing/Picture Window
  • Dinardo Design
  • Blue Sneaker Press
  • Publications International, Ltd.
  • Intervisual Books
  • Pelican Publishing
  • Storey Publishing
  • Kaplan Publishing
  • International Playthings
  • Walter Foster
  • Piggy Toes Press
  • Options Publishing
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Jakks Pacific
  • Play Along Toys
  • Houghton Mifflin
  • Bradford Exchange
  • Mazer Corporation
  • New Creative Enterprises
  • Latin Finance Magazine
  • Leapfrog, Inc.
  • Pavilian Gift Company
  • Weekly Reader
  • Dragon Magazine
  • Wizards of the Coast
  • Procter and Gamble
  • Hasbro Toy Group
  • Hampton-Brown
  • Warner Brothers Toys
  • Gibson Greetings
  • Galoob
  • U. S. Playing Card
  • and many others 


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