Spotlight on Cynthia von Buhler

Andrea Brown Literary Agency Featured Illustrator

About Cynthia von Buhler

Cynthia von Buhler's award-winning illustrations have appeared in thousands of publications such as The New York Times, Newsweek, The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, and Rolling Stone. Her picture books include BUT WHO WILL BELL THE CATS? and THE CAT WHO WOULDN'T COME INSIDE (both Houghton/HMH), which was chosen as a Book Sense "Children's Pick" and "Best of 2006" by Parent & Child Magazine. In addition to her own titles, she illustrated THEY CALLED HER MOLLY PITCHER (Knopf) by Anne Rockwell, which was picked by The New York Public Library for their “100 Titles for Reading and Sharing” series, and LITTLE GIRL IN A RED DRESS WITH CAT AND DOG (Viking) by Nicholas B.A. Nicholson, which received a starred review in Publishers Weekly.

Her cover art has appeared on books by Jane Yolen, Scott O’Dell and Elizabeth George Speare. She also illustrated the graphic novel EVELYN EVELYN, A TERRIBLE TALE IN TWO TOMES (Dark Horse), written by musicians Amanda Palmer and Jason Webley with an afterword by Neil Gaiman. Additionally, Neil Gaiman commissioned her to create his “Evening with Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer” poster and album art. The art was selected for the American Illustration 33 annual award book.

Cynthia von Buhler's website can be viewed here.

Cynthia is represented by Jennifer Laughran. In addition to her own author/illustrator work, she is available for illustration projects, covers, and spot illustration. Contact Jennifer at:

About Andrea Brown Literary Agency

Andrea Brown Literary Agency represents the finest children's book writers and illustrators -- with projects ranging from board books to young adult novels. Based in California, the Andrea Brown Literary Agency is currently celebrating its 33rd year.

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