5 Favorite Children’s Illustrators

Nicholas C. Rossis

You may remember how my Greek edition of Whisker Smile, published by Patakis Publishers, has won the prestigious IBBY award for illustration.

Today I have 5 of my favorite children’s illustrators, selected from a post by Domestika.

Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

Where The Wild Things Are made Maurice Sendak a star of children’s illustration. His work was at first considered too grotesque and offensive for children, but many fell in love with them. One young boy’s reaction to Maurice’s work was totally unexpected and some of the best praise the storyteller ever received:

“A little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. I answer all my children’s letters – sometimes very hastily – but this one I lingered over. I sent him a card and I drew a picture of a Wild Thing on it. I wrote, ‘Dear Jim: I loved…

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