Thursday, March 01, 2012

Illustrator Video: Kevin Henkes

Compiled by Cynthia Leitich Smith
for Cynsations
Source: HarperKids

Award-winning, New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Kevin Henkes shows us his childhood drawings and paintings, talks about creating such memorable characters as Lilly and Owen, and demonstrates his illustration process.



Award-winning and New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Kevin Henkes introduces us to his newest mouse, Penny! The Penny series is perfect for brand-new readers and starts off with Penny and Her Song (Harper, Feb. 28, 2012).

5 comments:

Tina Cho said...

Thanks for sharing this interview! I loved it!

Cynthia Leitich Smith said...

My pleasure, Henkes work is such a gift to us all.

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Amy D said...

Such a great post and so fascinating to watch his process. I am a huge fan! I linked to this post over on my blog where I featured his book, MY GARDEN. Thanks, Cynthia!

Cynthia Leitich Smith said...

Me, too, Amy! Thanks for the link!

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