Liesl Shurtliff

Biography

Liesl Shurtliff

Liesl grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. Before she became a writer, Liesl graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in music, dance, and theater. Her first three books, Rump, Jack, and Red are all New York Times bestsellers, and Rump was named to over two dozen state award lists and won an ILA Children's Book Award. She lives in Chicago with her family, where she continues to spin fairy tales.

Events

Liesl Shurtliff

04/10/13– | 7:00 PM

Reading and Signing with Liesl Shurtliff
ANDERSON BOOK SHOP
123 WEST JEFFERSON AVE, NAPERVILLE, IL

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/13/13– | 3:00 PM

Reading and Signing with Liesl Shurtliff
BOOKSTALL AT CHESTNUT COURT
811 ELM ST, WINNETKA, IL

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/20/13– | 1:00 PM

Reading and Signing with Liesl Shurtliff
57TH STREET BOOKS
1301 EAST 57TH ST, CHICAGO, IL

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/27/13– | 2:00 PM

Reading and Signing with Liesl Shurtliff
THE KING'S ENGLISH
1511 S 1500 EAST, SALT LAKE CITY, UT

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/14/15 | 7:00 PM

Launch Event
Anderson's Bookshop at Downers Grove
5112 Main St., Downers Grove, IL

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/18/15 | 4:30 PM

Book reading and signing
57TH STREET BOOKS
1301 E 57TH ST, CHICAGO, IL

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/21/15 | 4:00 PM

Book reading and signing
LINDEN TREE
265 STATE ST, LOS ALTOS, CA

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/25/15 | 2:00 PM

Book reading and signing
THE KING'S ENGLISH
1511 S 1500 E, SALT LAKE CITY, UT

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/27/15 | 7:00 PM

Book reading and signing
Books & Co. At The Greene
4453 Walnut Street, Dayton, OH

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/12/16 | 4:00 PM

Launch Event with Liesl Shurtliff
57TH STREET BOOKS
1301 E 57TH ST, CHICAGO, IL

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/12/16 | 12:30PM

Talk & Book Signing
The Ancona School
4770 S. Dorchester Ave, Chicago, IL
773-924-2356

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/12/16 | 9:00AM

Talk & Book Signing
Ray School
5631 S. Kimbark Ave., Chicago, IL
773-535-0970

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/18/16 | 8:50AM

Talk & Book Signing
Richmond Intermediate
300 South 12th Street, St. Charles, IL
331-228-2800

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/18/16 | 11:40AM

Talk & Book Signing
Holy Angels
720 Kensington Place, Aurora, IL
630-897-3613

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/18/16 | 2:30PM

Talk & Book Signing
White Eagle
1585 White Eagle Drive, Naperville, IL
630-375-3959

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/25/16 | 12:10PM

Talk & Book Signing
St. Joseph School
2470 Lorraine Ct, Crescent Springs, KY

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/26/16 | 8:30AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Hyde Park School
3401 Edwards Rd., Cincinnati, OH

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/26/16 | 11:00AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Kilgour Elementary School
1339 Herschel Ave., Cincinnati, OH
513-363-3000

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/26/16 | 1:15PM

Presentation & Book signing
St. Mary School
2845 Erie Ave, Cincinnati, OH

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/28/16 | 12:30PM

Presentation & Book Signing
Beye School
230 N. Cuyler, Oak Park, IL
773-758-4029

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/28/16 | 2:00PM

Presentation & Book Signing
Lincoln Elementary
511 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL
708-366-7340

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/29/16 | 10:00AM

Presentation & book signing
Wescott School
1820 Western Ave., Northbrook, IL
847-400-8719

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Liesl Shurtliff

04/29/16 | 1:45PM

Presentation & Book Signing
Willowbrook School
2500 Happy Hollow, Glenview, IL
847-498-1090

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/02/16 | 9:00AM

Presentation & Book Signing
at Eastwood Elementary School
3305 Wasatch Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/02/16 | 2:00PM

Presentation & Book Signing
The McGillis School
668 1300 E., Salt Lake City, UT

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/03/16 | 8:00AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Edison Elementary School
8917 S Copperwood Dr., West Jorndan, UT

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/03/16 | 9:45AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Canyon Elementary School
668 1300 E, Salt Lake City, UT

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/03/16 | 11:00AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Elk Meadow Elementary School
3448 W 9800 S., South Jordan, UT

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/03/16 | 2:00pm

Presentation & School Visit
Cosgriff Memorial School
2335 Redondo Ave., Salt Lake City, UT

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/06/16 | 6:30PM

Book Signing
The King's English
1511 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City, UT
801-484-9100

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/09/16 | 9:00AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Pembroke Hill School
400 W. 51st Street Curry Theater, Kansas City, MO

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/09/16 | 10:15AM

Sign Pre-ordered Books
Rainy Day Books
2706 W 53rd Street, Fairway, KS
913-384-3126

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/10/16 | 8:30AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Bay Lane School
S75W16399 Hilltop Dr, Muskego, WI
414-403-0620

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/10/16 | 10:30AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Lake Denoon School
W216S10586 Crowbar Dr, Muskego, WI
414-403-0620

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/10/16 | 1:30PM

Presentation & Book Signing
Lincoln Center for the Arts
820 E Knapp St, Milwaukee, WI
414-212-3300

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/16/16 | 9:00AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Burke Memorial School
16 Cassidy Lane, Medway, MA
508-533-3265

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/17/16 | 12:30PM

Luncheon Panel
Simmons College - The Center's Office
One Palace Road, Boston, MA

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/17/16 | 6:30PM

Middle Grade Author Panel Event
Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA
857-235-9820

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/18/16 | 10:15AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Dominick H. Ferrara School
22 Maynard Rd, East Haven, CT
203-468-3318

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/19/16 | 9:30AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Macungie Elementary School
4062 Brookside Rd., Macungie, PA

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/19/16 | 11:15AM

Presentation & Book Signing
Seven Generations Charter School
154 E. Minor St., Emmaus, PA
610-421-8844

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/19/16 | 1:00PM

Presentation & Book Signing
The Swain School Visit
1100 S. 24th St., Allentown, PA
610-0433-4542

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/31/16 | 10:00AM

Meadow View Elementary
W360 N7077 Brown St, Oconomowoc, WI
262-560-8000

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/31/16 | 1:00PM

Presentation & Book Signing
Dousman Elementary School
341 E Ottawa Ave, Dousman, WI
262-965-6550

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Liesl Shurtliff

05/31/16– | 2:30PM

Presentation, Q&A, & Book Signing
Park Lawn Elementary
300 Park Lawn, Oconomowoc, WI
262-560-8200

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Liesl Shurtliff

08/01/16– | 3:30PM

Story Stop Tour 2016; book signing with author Liesl Shurtliff
Thurber House
77 Jefferson Ave., Columbus, OH

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Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood

By Liesl Shurtliff

Beauty and the Beast fans: satisfy your fairy tale cravings with the New York Times bestseller RED, a spellbinding adventure that features a brave heroine, plenty of pixies, a beast ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date April 12, 2016

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Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk

By Liesl Shurtliff

Fairy tale fans will give a GIANT cheer for this funny retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk from the New York Times Bestselling author of Rump and Red!

All his ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date April 14, 2015

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Just a Duck?

By Carin Bramsen

Perfect for fans of Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie series, Carin Bramsen’s beloved Hey, Duck! characters return in this humorous and heartwarming picture book all about friendship.

Now that ...

Recommended for AGE 3-7 years


Release Date Jan. 27, 2015

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Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

By Liesl Shurtliff

This funny fractured fairy tale goes behind the scenes of Rumpelstiltskin. New York Times Bestselling author Liesl Shurtliff "spins words into gold [Kirby Larson, Newbery Honor winner]."

In a magic ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date April 9, 2013

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