Monday, August 24, 2009

Jerry Pinkney interview

Artist Jerry Pinkney has won numerous prizes for his wonderful work. His latest book is The Lion & the Mouse. Publisher's Weekly has an interview discussing that book, among others.

JP: When I decided that the Serengeti was the right place for this story, I was able to go into my library and find many books about that part of the world. The setting helped me give a back story to this fable and opened the book to other possibilities. I took little steps, added giraffes and elephants, and eventually the pictures revealed nature in its full-blown beauty.... More.

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