Is likely the most critically acclaimed Children's Book Illustrator across the globe. His work has been translated to over a dozen languages and won awards in the United States and Abroad including several Caldecott medals. He builds small scale models as reference of his characters.
He prefers stories told in dream like states that take audiences on a journey using very limited
He has produced many solo works including Tuesday, The Three Pigs and Flotsam. As well as partnering with various authors such as Marianna Mayer, Laurence Yep, and Eve Bunting (to name a few). He has also worked on book covers and CD game designs The Day the World Broke.
Wiesner continues to illustrate stories that can take him several years to complete in his home outside Philadelphia.
He participates in blogging, linkedin, his website, forums and facebook
Currently has over 39 million books in print with a new addition coming out every few years. Some of her beloved classics include Town Mouse Country Mouse, The Hat and Annie and the Wild Animals.
Travel serves as a main source of inspiration. She, and her husband Joe a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, visit different countries and researches architecture and costumes that appear in her work.
"From cave paintings to Norwegian sleighs, to Japanese gardens, I study the traditions of the many countries I visit and use them as a starting point for my children's books."
Jan Brett has a weekly newsletter she sends to fans and teachers, she has created interactive apps for children, has a very outdated website and occasionally emails.
Began his journey at the Monterey, California Children's Book Conference. During his schooling (and directly there after) Beck pursued interest in concept design for films, much of which is now reflected in his work. Journey and Quest being his biggest claims to fame, Becker also makes book trailers for his illustrations as well as documentaries of his thought process and drafting techniques.
While Beck now focuses on the Children's Book market he also sells prints, and online media for children.
He keeps a current website and is excellent on being well known across social media, including (but not limited to) Facebook, Blogs, Instagram, Twitter,
Beth Krommes considers herself more of a fine artist who also likes to illustrate. She began her love of art with wood engravings and then switched to scratch board. Her first book was called Grandmother Winter and received much praise. Her 6th work The House in the Night was awarded the 2009 Caldecott.
Krommes, along with the children's market, produces materials for teachers to use in classroom and visits schools to talk about illustration. She loves to blog and record interviews of her journey. Although her website is outdated she does well keeping in touch with social media.
A winner of the Caldecott medal for her work in A Sick Day for Amos McGee