Katherine Roy – How to Be an Elephant, or an Artist, or a Parent
Katherine Roy – The Process of Making a Picture Book
Katherine Roy is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books often focus on informational storytelling and science education.
How to Be an Elephant by Katherine Roy: the savanna is not an easy place to live, even for African elephants, the largest land animals on earth. If it’s a challenge for these 7,000-pound giants, what’s it like for their newborn babies?
Neighborhood Sharks by Katherine Roy: get up close with the ocean’s most fearsome and famous predator – just thirty miles from the Golden Gate Bridge!
Since we last talked …
Katherine Roy has been busy. Here is an update.
Amazing project for us during the COVID19 crisis: The Drawing Brigade
Hey Picture Book People,
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Until next time,
visual storyteller and podcast host
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