Jennifer Chambliss BertmanJun 11, 2023
Illustrating Children's Books
A Discussion with Holly Hatam
New Books Network 2023
Holly Hatam is illustrator of several dozen children's books, published by Random House, Harper Collins and others. She is also author-illustrator of Unicorns are Real and several other board books. In our lively and candid conversation, we discuss her career, her breakthrough, her thoughts as an illustrator, her illustration process and advice for aspiring writers and illustrators. Holly is the illustrator of the recent book A Good Deed Can Grow by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman and published by Christy Ottaviano Books in 2023.
Mel Rosenberg is a professor emeritus of microbiology (Tel Aviv University, emeritus) who fell in love with children's books as a small child and now writes his own. He is co-founder of Ourboox, a web platform with some 240,000 ebooks that allows anyone to create and share flipbooks comprising text, pictures and videos.