Anne Roos KleissJun 9, 2023
When a Friend Needs a Friend
Scholastic Press 2023
In our wonderful conversation, Anne Roos Kleiss, a Dutch author-illustrator based in Rotterdam, and I talk about her new book, When a Friend Needs a Friend (which just launched in February, 2023 (Scholastic). Her pen name, which is the name appearing on her children's books is Roozeboos. We talk about how she was discovered at an exhibition featuring her work as an MA student in the Children’s Book Illustration of the Cambridge School of Art (Angela Ruskin), her process as an author-illustrator and her tips for aspiring authors and illustrators.
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.