Amanda HallOct 25, 2023
Illustrating Children's Books: A Discussion with Amanda Hall
A Discussion with Amanda Hall
New Books Network 2023
Amanda Hall has been a children’s book illustrator since the mid-1980s, with some fifty books published in 26 countries. After a period in London and abroad, she returned to live in Cambridge, England, where she had trained. In our animated interview, we discuss the recent book (by Jennifer Berne) which she illustrated, How the Sea Came to Be (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2023) her life (starting with the magical thatched hut she grew up in) and career as a leading illustrator of children's books.
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.