July 27, 2022

Blythe Russo – Sloth Sleeps Over

Host Shawna J.C. Tenney chats with author-illustrator Blythe Russo about the picture book Sloth Sleeps Over. This heartwarming friendship story is about Sloth’s first sleepover. She thinks sleepovers are all about sleeping, but her friend wants to stay up all night!  

Plus, you’ve heard past guests talk about leaving space in their writing for the illustrations, today book was created by doing the opposite. And then what does it mean to have a tight, polished dummy book? We’ll give you the answers. Also, we’ll get into why a hybrid traditional/digital illustration process provides Blythe with the best of both worlds?