“Liza has that unique combination of creativity, editorial expertise, marketing insight, and meticulous attention to detail that makes her stand out among all other packagers.”
—Maria Chang
Editorial Director
Scholastic Inc.



Reading + Math = Lots of Learning

It's never too early to build a solid foundation in mathematics! My Math Readers introduce young children to 25 must-know concepts including counting, addition, subtraction, simple fractions, shapes, time, money, measurement, and much more.

Book cover: Some Clocks Book cover: Measurement Tools Book cover: Guess and Count


3, 2, 1… Just-Right Readers Are Launched

A new series is born! We had a blast writing and consulting on Just-Right Readers—Scholastic's cool new collection of leveled books for children in Pre K–Grade 2.

Book cover: Chicken Big Book cover: Spiderella Book cover: The Cookie Boy


Guided Science Readers Rule

We added tons of new titles to Scholastic's bestselling Guided Science Readers series. With nearly 100 books to choose from, kids can learn about all of their favorite animals—from whales to chameleons, cats to rain forest creatures!

Book cover: Hello, Whale Book cover: See the Reptiles Book cover: I Spy a Rain Forest


Lefty's Is Honored

We are thrilled to announce that The Couple's Guide to In Vitro Fertilization by Liza Charlesworth received a nomination for a prestigious Hope Award and was nationally recognized as an outstanding book on the topic of infertility. To date, the guide has helped thousands of readers achieve their dreams of parenthood.


Time to Play Ball

We had the pleasure of sponsoring our first-ever Little League baseball team—the Lefty’s Editorials! Here's a photo of the incredible kids that made us proud. These talented ballplayers taught us volumes about spirit, dedication, collaboration, and fun!

the Lefty's Editorials


We Got the Giggles

Lefty’s Editorial created a brand-new batch of Funny Fairy Tales. These popular easy readers—twelve titles in all—were sold exclusively through Scholastic Book Clubs.

character sketches

Character sketches for Monsterella

character sketches

Interior sketches for The Emperor's New Poodle