"Will inspire, inform, and delight those of any age who areengaged in—or by—the arts." — The Horn Book
Renowned children's literature authority Leonard S. Marcus speaks with twenty-one of the world's most celebrated illustrators of picture books, asking about their childhood, their inspiration, their creative choices, and more. Amplifying these richly entertaining and thought-provoking conversations are eighty-eight full- color plates revealing each illustrator's artistic process in fascinating, behind- the-scenes detail. This inspiring collection confirms that picture books matter because they make a difference in our children's lives.