LEE & LOW BOOKS
LEE & LOW BOOKS an independent children’s book publisher specializing in diversity. It is the company’s goal to meet the need for stories that children of color can identify with and that all children can enjoy. LEE & LOW makes a special effort to work with artists of color, and takes pride in nurturing many authors and illustrators who are new to the world of children’s book publishing.
For more about our history and our books, visit leeandlow.com.
Jason Low, Publisher
Jason joined LEE & LOW in 1997 and became publisher in 2004. Jason is the son of LEE & LOW founder Tom Low. Jason loves art, film, sports, and reading. His favorite LEE & LOW book is a difficult choice to make. “I really do admire In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall. The art is groundbreaking, the poems are personal, and the title is perfect. It’s amazing.”
Hannah Ehrlich, Marketing & Publicity Manager
Hannah has a degree in English from Tufts University and joined LEE & LOW in the summer of 2008. Hannah likes exploring the city and visiting the Cupcake Truck when it parks near the office (especially on Red Velvet days). Her favorite LEE & LOW books are Bird and Yum! ¡MmMm! ¡Qué rico! and she refuses to choose between them.
Amanda Persaud, Marketing & Publicity Assistant
Amanda has a degree from Stony Brook University Political Science and joined LEE & LOW in spring 2012. Amanda loves exploring the NYC restaurant world and traveling to new cities. Favorite things include coffee and going to sports events, and her favorite LEE & LOW book so far is Under the Mesquite.
Keilin Huang, Marketing & Publicity Assistant
Keilin has a degree from San Diego State University and joined LEE & LOW at the beginning of 2013. She grew tired of the California weather and moved to New York, where she loves experiencing real seasons for a change. Her favorite place in New York is the New York Botanical Garden and she enjoys people watching on the subway. Her favorite LEE & LOW book is Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building.
Stacy Whitman, Founder and Publisher of Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books
Tu Books publishes diverse fantasy, science fiction, and mystery for children and young adults. She holds a master’s degree in children’s literature from Simmons College. She likes to bike around New York City when the weather is nice, and has been looking for an Asian steampunk to read for years.
Jill Eisenberg, Resident Literacy Expert
Jill began her career teaching English as a Foreign Language to second through sixth graders in Taiwan as a Fulbright Fellow. She went on to become a literacy teacher for third grade in San Jose, CA as a Teach for America corps member. She is certified in Project Glad instruction to promote English language acquisition and academic achievement. In her column she offers teaching and literacy tips for educators.
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