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  • Interview with picture book author and illustrator Mike Boldt
    Interview with picture book author and illustrator Mike Boldt
    Mike Boldt has been illustrating children's products for the last 14 years. He made his author-illustrator debut with 123 VERSUS ABC (HarperCollins), which was a 2013 Kids' Indie Next List selection as well as an Irma Black Award...
  • Interview with Spiderwick Chronicles & Wondla author/illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi
    Interview with Spiderwick Chronicles & Wondla author/illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi
    New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Tony DiTerlizzi, has been creating books for over a decade. From his fanciful picture books like Jimmy Zangwow’s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure, Ted and The Spider & The Fly (a...
  • International fashion & style; Meet Marc-Antoine Coulon .. artist of fashion
    International fashion & style; Meet Marc-Antoine Coulon .. artist of fashion
    It’s not often that a writer gets to interview or feature a dear friend but that is the circumstance of today. Marc-Antoine Coulon is that person; he the most generous of friends, one of the most talented people in my world and above all a...
  • Illustrator Gregg W. Mello
    Young artist's dream hopefully to come 'alive' (Photos)
    Like many individuals, no matter how talented they are, if their work or talent is not seen and enjoyed by the public then is it a waste of time? Artist, illustrator and authorGregg W. Mellomight not agree with that, as he has a dream which...
  • Although many of the "Monster Pin Up Girls" are posed in the nude, their colorful and cartoony appearances make them seem pop-cultural, not risque.
    Artist Spotlight: Bobby Timony
    Although art and beauty are appreciated by almost everyone to some extent, it is an unfortunate fact that there are many talented artists in the world who are little appreciated despite their incredible talent. Noting the lack of outlets for up...
  • Interview with picture book JUNKYARD author/illustrator Mike Austin
    Interview with picture book JUNKYARD author/illustrator Mike Austin
    Mike Austin is an award-winning illustrator and author. Originally from Pennsylvania, Mike now lives in Hawaii with his wife, illustrator Jing Jing Tsong, their two kids and a dog named Prudence.For what age audience do you write?I write and...
  • Treasury of Bible Stories
    Illustrator of The Beginner's Bible Brings Rhyme and Humor to Story Time
    Chances are you still remember your favorite nursery rhyme — why? Because meter and rhyme are powerful memorization devices. So for parents who want their children to have the lessons of the Bible hidden deep in their hearts, Kelly Pulley...
  • Interview with picture book author/illustrator Pat Cummings
    Interview with picture book author/illustrator Pat Cummings
    As an Army brat, Pat found the line between fantasy and reality to be seriously fuzzy as she climbed through castles along the Rhine and dodged witches in Okinawan villages. Her more than 35 books include board books, a nonfiction series called...
  • Mauro Balcazar's artwork is strongly influenced by cartoons and movies.
    Artist Spotlight: Mauro Balcazar
    Art and beauty are appreciated by almost everyone to some extent but, unfortunately, there are many talented artists in the world who are little appreciated despite their incredible abilities. Noting the lack of outlets for up-and-coming,...
  • Women play a big role in a lot of Nadia's artwork.
    Artist spotlight: Nadia DeLane
    Art and entertainment are all around us and practically everyone enjoys the experience of smiling at a comic or emotionally connecting with a piece of art or the characters in a film. Some people have managed to earn global recognition for their...
  • Interview with Caldecott Honor winning author/illustrator Molly Idle
    Interview with Caldecott Honor winning author/illustrator Molly Idle
    Molly Idle is the author/illustrator of TEA REX, CAMP REX, and FLORA and theFLAMINGO, which was awarded a Caldecott honor. Her next book, FLORA AND THE PENGUIN will out this fall. This bio is short because Molly feels awkward writing about herself...
  • Interview with children’s book illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi
    Interview with children’s book illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi
    Debbie Ridpath Ohi writes and illustrates books for young people. Her first picture book that she is writing and illustrating, WHERE ARE MY BOOKS?, debuts from Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers in Summer 2015.Debbie's illustrations...
  • Interview with picture book author/illustrator Emma Yarlett
    Interview with picture book author/illustrator Emma Yarlett
    Emma Yarlett is an author and illustrator based in Cornwall in the UK. She loves to paint, draw, scribble, collage, design, write, doodle, construct, invent, imagine, splatter and sketch, and particularly loves illustrating children’s books....
  • Interview with 'The Story of Fish & Snail' author/illustrator Deborah Freedman
    Interview with 'The Story of Fish & Snail' author/illustrator Deborah Freedman
    Deborah Freedman was an architect once, but now prefers building worlds in picture books. She is the author and illustrator of THE STORY OF FISH & SNAIL, BLUE CHICKEN, SCRIBBLE, and to-be-published (Viking, April 2015) BY MOUSE & FROG....
  • Interview with picture book author/illustrator Lindsay Ward
    Interview with picture book author/illustrator Lindsay Ward
    Lindsay Ward has a BFA in Illustration from Syracuse University. She has illustrated a handful of children’s picture books including ‘The Yellow Butterfly’ (Bright Sky Press) by Mehrnaz S. Gill, ‘A Garden for Pig’ ...