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Illustrator, Author, and Portrait Artist

Escape to Play is my debut, 2021 picture book! Years of passion and 

dedication went into the making


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Escape to Play is my debut picture book released in the fall of 2021! Years of hard work, passion, and dedication went into this project. I hope you enjoy!

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Whimsical is how I describe my work. I live for the details and how the characters interact with each other and their environment.

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Portraits, whether of pets, people or a favorite item has been rewarding for over 19 years. Feel free to ask me about a custom portrait for you!



Becky Gehrisch is an author, illustrator, and entrepreneur. Her debut picture book, Escape to Play, launched in 2021. Between picture book projects, she works as a portrait artist and manages her boutique small press, Bookling Media. Bookling Media’s second picture book, FLOAT, by Larry Daley, is slated for publication in the spring of 2025.


When she is not creating art and publishing children’s picture books, Becky promotes art and literacy education by speaking and conducting workshops for children, teens, and adults at schools, libraries, bookstores, conferences, and other venues. She is living her childhood dream creating art and children’s picture books.

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