Illustrator known for working on the New York Times Best Sellers Wildwood, The Composer is Dead, and The Mysterious Benedict Society. She has 120,000 followers on her carsonellis Instagram account.
She originally studied painting at the University of Montana.
She received the Caldecott Honor in 2016 for her work Du Iz Tak?.
She married Colin Meloy.
She and Bisco Hatori are both illustrators born in 1975.