Interview with Ben Hodson

Monday, May 21, 2007.

Ben HodsonThere is a multitude of unique stories about how people became involved in the children’s book industry; some knew they wanted to write or illustrate books from the time they were young, others studied the industry and their art form for years, and still others taught themselves and worked hard to break in to the industry.

On this edition of Just One More Book!, Mark speaks with illustrator Ben Hodson about his versatile illustration style, the role of illustrations in social justice and how hard he worked to establish himself as a children’s book illustrator.

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Comment by Susan

May 22, 2007 @ 3:11 pm

I’ve heard Mark on Quirky Nomads from time to time, but I’ve never managed to check out the podcast until now. I am so excited about finding your show! My husband and I are avid readers and book hoarders, but our collections are definitely for adults. We’re expecting our first child at the end of August, and we had been thinking we needed to start our children’s book library soon. Thank you SO MUCH for this excellent resource!

Comment by Just One More Book!!

May 22, 2007 @ 4:39 pm

Welcome Susan!

Thanks for stopping in for a listen and for your enthusiasm.

Congratulations on your upcoming addition. We hope you have fun discovering many wonderful children’s books to read together.

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