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.
Deadline: Monday, November 2, 2020
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