BOOKS AND PUBLISHED WORKS
Starting with the creation of Wildlife on the Edge, in 1998 Sally has moved more and more in the direction of book illustration and has continued to explore the element of writing.
From illustrations for children's books to articulated nature observations, she has collaborated with authors and story tellers to produce a varied and continuing body of work.
“This is a ‘garden diary,’ but Sally Lackaff’s garden is the whole Northwest Coast. With a naturalist’s eye and an artist’s hand, she gives us an exquisite, accurate introduction to the Coast Range and beach wildlife. This lovely little book is perfect as a souvenir of a visit to Oregon, a guide to newcomers, or a gift to old beachcombers.” - Ursula K. Leguin
Frederick and the Flute Maker tells the story of the “little people” of Haystack Rock, of the eldress Royle, of the summer she encounters a boy named Frederick, and of how that encounter changed both their lives. With music and magic, this fable enchants readers of all ages, drawing them into the mysterious life of the beloved Haystack Rock.
Twila and the Treasure tells of an adventurous girl in pursuit of riches. The story takes place on Neahkahnie Mountain and in Manzanita, Oregon, when the village was barely a stop on the trial. The tail follows Twila, a fearless discoverer who manages to find treasure, but only after stumbling into trouble!
Sally’s collaborative book with Robert Jacob is here! Sarah’s Circus is a tale of a young girl living in the rural Midwest during the Great Depression, who longs for something better in her life. When the circus comes to town, Sarah finds that making her dreams come true will mean a lot of hard work and ingenuity. Sarah’s Circus is a story about creativity, imagination, and learning how selflessness and the value of family can bring great rewards.