Carlyn Beccia

“Her imagination was by habit ridiculously active; when the door was not open it jumped out the window.” ― Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady Carlyn Beccia (pronounced Betcha) is an author, illustrator, columnist, and speaker. Beccia's books, including The Raucous Royals, I Feel Better with a Frog in My Throat, They Lost Their Heads and Monstrous have won numerous awards including the Golden Kite Honor, the International Reading Association's Children's and Young Adult Book Award, and the Cybil Award.

She was a commentator on the PBS documentary Secrets of Henry VIII's Palace and has spoken at the Computer Electronics Show, Boston Children's Book Festival, several SCBWI events, and schools across the country. 

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Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: