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Carson Ellis is the illustrator of a number of books for kids, including New York Times bestsellers The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart, The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket, and The Wildwood Chronicles by Colin Meloy (who is also her husband). She has also published editorial illustrations in The New York Times and The New Yorker, among many others.

Carson is the illustrator-in-residence for indie band The Decemberists. She lives on a farm in Oregon with her husband, two sons, one cat, one stray cat, two llamas, eight chickens, a family of barn owls and an unfathomable multitude of tree frogs.