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Illustration Inspiration: Kim Krans, “ABC Dream”

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Kim Krans, “ABC Dream”

This gem comes to us from Kim Krans, the creator of The Wild Unknown—a lifestyle website offering prints, calendars, and more.

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Illustration Inspiration: Jackie Morris, “The Wild Swans”

| October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Jackie Morris, “The Wild Swans”

Jackie Morris lives in Pembrokeshire, Wales, with children, dogs and cats. Her latest book is the retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Wild Swans.

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Q&A with Hervé Tullet (Yes, It Rhymes!)

| September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Q&A with Hervé Tullet (Yes, It Rhymes!)

What drove you to start creating children’s books?

A revolt! When I had my first child, children’s books looked like some stupid marketing thing.

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Illustration Inspiration: Carolyn Conahan, Illustrator of This Old Van

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Carolyn Conahan, Illustrator of This Old Van

Carolyn Conahan is the author and illustrator of several picture books, including The Twelve Days of Christmas in Oregon (Sterling), and The Big Wish (Chronicle), which was awarded the 2011 Oregon Spirit Book Award for Picture Books by the Oregon Council of Teachers of English.

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Illustration Inspiration: Jennifer Gray Olson, Ninja Bunny

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Jennifer Gray Olson, Ninja Bunny

JENNIFER GRAY OLSON is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, where she earned her bachelor of arts degree in art education. She is a glassblower and sculptor. In addition to writing and illustrating …

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Illustration Inspiration: Tracy Dockray, Illustrator of Izzy and Oscar

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Tracy Dockray, Illustrator of Izzy and Oscar

Tracy Dockray’s most recent book is “Izzy and Oscar”, an octopus out of water tale, by Allison Estes.

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Illustration Inspiration: Hervé Tullet

| November 14, 2014 | 1 Comment
Illustration Inspiration: Hervé Tullet

Hervé Tullet is known for his prodigious versatility, from directing ad campaigns to designing fabric for Hermès. But his real love is working with children, for whom he has published dozens of books, including Press Here.

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Caldecott Honor-Winning John Rocco Talks About Blizzard

| November 10, 2014 | 4 Comments
Caldecott Honor-Winning John Rocco Talks About Blizzard

John Rocco discusses his newest picture book, Blizzard, the companion to his Caldecott Honor-winning Blackout.

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Illustration Inspiration: Ruth Paul

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Ruth Paul

Ruth Paul is an award-winning author and illustrator of ten picture books, including Hedgehog’s Magic Tricks. She works from a small straw-bale studio in the middle of a pasture just outside Wellington, New Zealand.

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Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey’s Darth Vader series was originally geared towards adults as it was about the experience of being a parent; however, parents shared it with their kids and now both adults & kids love the series. Goodnight Darth Vader was created with both audiences in mind.

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