Lombardi, Kristine A.



Kristine began her career in advertising and promotions, working on consumer accounts like Pepsi and Orbitz.. In 2003 she left agency life to pursue design and illustration-working with publishers, event planners, magazines, PR firms, corporate clients and greeting card companies . She added author to her title with the debut of her first picture book Lovey Bunny in 2015 (Abrams)  Her second book The Grumpy Pets received a glowing New York Times review and was named a "Children's Choice" selection by the International Literacy Association. Her detailed work on Mr. Biddles (Harper Collins) was featured in Uppercase’s “Ephemera” book in 2019. Her books have been translated in Romanian, Chinese, Korean and Japanese. 

Kristine also teaches illustration classes at the Montclair Art Museum and through community outreach programs-working with everyone from 5 years of age to 90. She creates artwork for the licensing industry and works on a range of products from greeting cards and gifts to decorative tableware, soft goods and wall art. An early riser, Kristine can be found creating in her sunny studio, while her sweet calico rescue Boo naps nearby. La bella vita!

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The Belonging Tree Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781250305138
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 18th, 2020

Mr. Biddles Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780062441140
Published: HarperCollins - August 8th, 2017

Lovey Bunny Cover Image
$7.95
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ISBN: 9781419725531
Published: Abrams Appleseed - December 19th, 2017

The Grumpy Pets Cover Image
$14.95
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ISBN: 9781419718885
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

Lovey Bunny Cover Image
$14.95
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ISBN: 9781419714856
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2015