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Kristyna Litten

Biography

Kristyna Litten

Kristyna Litten studied illustration at Edinburgh College of Art. Kristyna is influenced by books and animation from Eastern Europe which has led to a fascination for illustrating and writing her own picture books full of lovable characters and charming narratives. She prefers to draw quickly to give an energetic line quality to her illustrations, often adding color and other hand-produced textures digitally.

Kristyna Litten

Books by Kristyna Litten

by Kristyna Litten - Children's, Fiction

Bertie the giraffe’s life is very simple and predictable: every day, he and his herd nibble leaves, sip water and nap. But one day, Bertie oversleeps and wakes up lost and alone. Well, not quite alone --- he meets Blue, a lonely blue giraffe who offers to show him the way home. On the way, Blue has a lot to show his new friend about the wonders of the world that Bertie had never noticed before. But when Bertie gets home, will his herd welcome Blue, even though he is different?

by Cynthea Liu and Kristyna Litten - Picture

Bear can do almost anything. His one-paw pawstand is perfection. He can solve the trickiest of equations. He can even out-build a brigade of beavers. But the one thing Bear can’t do? Ride a bike.

by Gayle E. Pitman and Kristyna Litten - Children's, Culture, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Human Rights, Youth Fiction

In a wildly whimsical, validating, and exuberant reflection of the LGBT community, THIS DAY IN JUNE welcomes readers to experience a pride celebration and share in a day when we are all united. Also included is a Reading Guide chock-full of facts about LGBT history and culture, as well as a Note to Parents and Caregivers with information on how to talk to children about sexual orientation and gender identity in age-appropriate ways. This Day In June is an excellent tool for teaching respect, acceptance, and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.