Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Lisl Weil (–2006)

Author of Gertie & Gus

Includes the names: Lisa Weil, Lisa Weil, Lisl Weil

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
621 (967)1840,126 (3.54)0
Gertie & Gus 48 copies, 1 review
Monkey Trouble 45 copies
The Candy Egg Bunny 43 copies, 2 reviews
Esther 33 copies
I wish, I wish 28 copies
Walt and Pepper 25 copies, 1 review
The funny old bag 21 copies, 2 reviews
Pandora's Box 15 copies, 2 reviews
New Clothes 13 copies
The Very First Story Ever Told 13 copies, 2 reviews
Bill the Brave 12 copies
Fat Ernest 8 copies
Melissa 6 copies
The wiggler 6 copies
SNIFF POEMS A Scholastic "Scratch-And-Sniff" Book (Illustrator; Illustrator) 4 copies
Happy Ski ABC 3 copies
Ralphi Rhino 3 copies
Chicken 2 copies
Magic Science Tricks (Illustrator) 144 copies, 1 review
Time to Shout: Poems for You (Illustrator) 32 copies
What Makes Me Feel This Way? (Illustrator) 30 copies, 1 review
The Bed Just So (Illustrator, some editions) 23 copies
The Windmill Family (Illustrator) 19 copies
The Little Store on the Corner (Illustrator) 11 copies
Doctor George Owl (Illustrator) 9 copies
The Catnip Man (Illustrator) 7 copies
Three birthday wishes (Illustrator) 3 copies
Mindy (Illustrator) 2 copies
Clancy's Witch (Illustrator) 2 copies
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Lisl Weil was born in Vienna, Austria where she began to draw at a very young age. By the time she was sixteen, Weil's drawings were being published regularly in a Viennese newspaper. At the same time, she was attending art school. She also performed for a time with a dance group. After spending a year in Holland, she moved to New York in 1939. She soon met her future husband, Julius Marx, who guided her towards children's literature. From the 1950s through the 1990s, she estimated that she illustrated more than a hundred children's books--over half of them for stories that she wrote herself.

In addition to illustrating books, Weil also performed with several major symphony orchestras. As the orchestra played, she drew the story
Disambiguation notice

Member ratings

Average: (3.54)
1 3
2 3
2.5 2
3 11
3.5 1
4 7
4.5 1
5 11

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Lisl Weil is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Lisl Weil is composed of 4 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 195,101,094 books! | Top bar: Always visible