Notes: Each author contributes a short essay about illustrating children's books along with a number of illustrations of them making art. Each author is presented on a fold-out page. Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart contribute a pop-up.
The publication of this book was organized by the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and its sale benefited the museum.
Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing with a numberline ending in a 1 on the colophon page). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. This copy is signed by eleven of the artists: Rosemary Wells, Steven Kellogg, Chris Van Allsburg, Jerry Pinkney, Annie Lionni (granddaughter of Leo), Nancy Ekholm Burkert, Jane Dyer, Gennady Spirin, Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart, and Barry Moser.
Publication: New York: Philomel, 2007.
Item No: #361920