Aaron Becker – My Favorite Color
Colors that inspire
A picture book illustrator tip
As an artist, listen to how Aaron plays with color, light, words, and medium to rediscover his place in children’s literature.
New York Times best-selling author-illustrator Aaron Becker discusses colors that inspire and his board book MY FAVORITE COLOR.
Aaron Becker is the Caldecott Honor-winning author-illustrator of the Journey trilogy and A STONE FOR SASCHA, as well as YOU ARE LIGHT, the acclaimed companion book to MY FAVORITE COLOR.
MY FAVORITE COLOR celebrates color and nature with a joyously simple die-cut book. As an artist, the colors and lights this book creates call me to explore and make. As a parent, this book is a gift for introducing color to our children.
Learn more about:
The book: MY FAVORITE COLOR*
The author-illustrator: Aaron Becker
Deadline: Monday, November 2, 2020
Listen to more:
Author-illustrator Interview Episodes
*Bookshop affiliate link
You can buy this book online, support the podcast and local bookstores at Picturebooking’s Bookshop.
Sean Rubin – This Very Tree
Show notes: Author-illustrator Sean Rubin shares his thoughts about trauma and resilience. Today’s featured book, THIS VERY TREE, is a profoundly moving story told from the point of view of the Callery pear tree that survived the attacks on September 11. Become an...
Marla Frazee – The Farmer and the Circus
Show notes: Two-time Caldecott Honoree Marla Frazee talks about how making picture books help her through life's challenges. Today's featured book is her conclusion to the farmer trilogy, THE FARMER AND THE CIRCUS. Become an email subscriber: picturebooking.com/email...
Paddy Donnelly – The Vanishing Lake
Show notes: Today's featured guest is children's book author and illustrator Paddy Donelly. We also have a picturebooking message from author Elsa Anderson about her new book; THE LITTLE MANDARIN REACHES THE STARS. In the interview with Paddy, we discuss stories that...