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About Katie

Name: Katie Roth Wools

Education: BFA Miami (OH) Univ.

Lives in: St. Louis, MO

Phone: 314.606-2930



I'm Katie Roth Wools and I have an enduring love of children's books. Whether it is buying, reading, studying or making them they are quite simply my favorite things. Often when I meet someone, the first thing I decide is what animal I would I draw them as. I feel that a day is incomplete unless I have created something. I am illustrator and marketing professional with a background that includes painting, illustration, printmaking, graphic design and sculpture as well as marketing and communications. I also have a drive for crafting of all sorts (did I mention that I am driven by creating things?). With a traditional fine arts education and experience in the marketing/communications field, I have been fortunate to continue my creative outlets while developing a firm understanding of timelines, budgets, branding and promotion.


Creative Director, Washington University in St. Louis

Illustrator of "Sun and Moon Take Turns" by Lili DeBarbieri, Schiffer Kids, May 2019


I live in St. Louis with my husband, two kids and pup. I have received awards for my illustration and graphic design pieces. I am a published children's book illustrator. 

Clients include:


Enterprise Rent-A-Car


Museum of Transportation

Schiffer Publishing

Villa Duchesne

Washington University in St. Louis



- Hermes Creative Platinum award for Illustration 2019

- Hermes Creative Gold award for Illustration 2019

- Hermes Creative Gold award for Illustration 2018

- Hermes Creative Gold award for Illustration 2018

- Swift Wrapping Paper Design, 2nd and 3rd place 2018

- Hermes Creative Gold award for Illustration 2017

Feel free to contact me.


My favorite book quote:

Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.

Arnold Lobel

®Katie Roth Wools 2013 All human and animal rights reserved and preserved.

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