Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Favorite Books

Scholastic's David Saylor edited and art directed my first picture book, Polar Bear Night (written by Lauren Thompson), as well as my forthcoming title, Where's Walrus?. I asked him recently what his favorite picture book was growing up. "I loved a book called The Little Red House, by Grace Skaar", he said. "It presented an orderly world where a mother and father built a house, made a home, and then had a family. Something about the simple progression of orderly building and growing was soothing to me".

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The New York Times Week In Review asked me to tackle higher education this week.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Death and Taxes

Nothing is certain in the illustration field, except that after a few years in the business, you'll probably have to tackle the subjects of death and taxes. Got 'em both yesterday on the New York Times op-ed page!