Jim Hoover, Part 1 of 2

Multi-award-winning children’s book art director, Jim Hoover, talks to Giuseppe Castellano about his failed attempt at working for The Simpsons; what it’s like to talk to Maurice Sendak and Hilary Knight on the phone; how he finds illustrators; and why he never wants to hear, “Are we married to this illustrator”.

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Mark Mills

Mark Mills, founder of Plum Pudding—one of the world’s leading children’s illustration agencies, talks to Giuseppe Castellano about the origin of his agency; how art schools (and other agencies) are taking advantage of artists; and why every illustrator who submits to Plum Pudding for representation gets a reply. “Every one.”

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