A. designer, print production manager, dishwasher, dock boy, paper boy
A. writing and illustrating children's books!
A. Marshall-University High School, University of Wisconsin-Madison
A. The Beatles
A. The Office (the original British version)
A. I make art and misplace my things constantly.
A. "80 percent of success is just showing up" — Woody Allen
A. Perfect happiness, for me, is the feeling of living in the moment.
A. in the Grand Canyon
A. Buster Keaton
A. French high wire artist Philippe Petit
A. cool, whoa, sweet (as in "that Corvette is pretty sweet")
A. never living abroad
A. the guitar
A. becoming a father
A. I'm impatient
A. I'm playful
A. a bird
A. my thick head of hair
A. George Bailey (from "It's a Wonderful Life")
A. Darth Vader
A. I'd ask Margaret Wise Brown about the significance of the bowl full of mush in Goodnight, Moon.
A. when I'm not illustrating, I like to travel
A. movie director
A. sense of humor, curiosity, compassion
A. "Here Comes the Sun", Beatles, "Look of Love", Burt Bacharach, "Georgie Girl", The Seekers, "Back in Black", ACDC, "Come Fly With Me", Frank Sinatra
A. Favorite children's illustrators: Crocket Johnson, Jean Charlot, Ezra Jack Keats.
A. My favorite children's books are: The Snow Day, by Ezra Jack Keats, A Child's Good Night Book, text by Margaret Wise Brown, pictures by Jean Charlot, Babar by Jean de Brunhoff, Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crocket Johnson, Go Dog Go by P.D. Eastman.
A. I enjoy the sing-song of Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Maryin, Jr., pictures by Eric Carle
A. for illustrators: Make as many pictures as you can.
A. "Your work looks so simple".