Christopher Denise


Sam Squirrel by Denise

Christopher Denise is a Redwall picture book illustrator. In the early 2000s, he also illustrated Redwall Christmas cards. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife Anika and their 2 daughters, where he occasionally teaches at RISD.

Born: 1967, Ashland, Massachusetts

Resides: Barrington, Rhode Island


  • St. Lawrence University, 1985-97, Art History/Archeology Major
  • Rhode Island School of Design, 1990, BFA Illustration




Other Works

  • Knitty Kitty by David Elliot (2008)
  • If I Could by Susan Milford (2008)
  • Pigs Love Potatoes by Anika Denise (2007)
  • The Wishing of Biddy Malone by Joy Cowley (2003)
  • Oliver Finds His Way by Phyllis Root (2002)
  • Digger Pig and the Turnip by Caron Lee Cohen (2000)
  • Rabbit and Turtle Go to School by Lucy Floyd (2000)
  • How Much Wood by Harold White (1999)
  • The Camping Trip by James Lindstrom (1999)
  • Little Raccoon Catches a Cold by Susan Canizares (1998)
  • The Sea Man by Jane Yolen (1997)
  • Morris's Snore by Leya Roberts (1996)
  • The Three Little Pigs by Katrin Van Lille (1995)
  • The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship (1994)
  • My Hound Dog by Marilyn Greco (1993)
  • A Bee Buzzed By by Susan Dickerson (1992)

Chris in his studio

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