Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Picture Book Creation Inspiration from Illustrator R. W. (Bob) Alley

screen shot of the Shelf Awareness interview with illustrator R.W. (Bob) Alley

In this Shelf Awareness interview with illustrator R.W. (Bob) Alley, the acclaimed illustrator is asked, Why make picture books?

Bob's answer:

“I think all children need places to go that they can control in their own time and in their own way. This is the special thing about a book. Especially an illustrated book. If you've ever watched a child holding a book on their lap, their face close to the page, concentrating hard, then you know exactly why making picture books is so important and so rewarding.”

Read the full interview here.

Illustrate, Translate, and Write On,

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