Stacy Innerst is an editorial artist and the illustrator of 10 picture books for children. His books have received a host of starred reviews and have been selected for recognition by The New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Books Awards, the NY Society of Illustrators, the Smithsonian Institution, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal and the American Library Association. "The Book Rescuer" (Simon and Schuster) and "Saving Lady Liberty: Joseph Pulitzer's Fight For the Statue of Liberty" (Boyds Mills & Kane) will publish in the coming year. His editorial illustrations have appeared in dozens of newspapers and magazines throughout the U.S. and abroad. Born in Los Angeles, he received his bachelor's degree in art and history from the University of New Mexico and studied journalism at Southern Illinois University.