The artist at work
Tags: SIS, Peter, 1949- -- Interviews; INTERVIEWS; BLAKE, Quentin, 1932-; POLITICS & literature; WHIPPING Boy, The (Book); SCAREBIRD, The (Book); POLITICS & culture; AUTHORS -- Political & social views; CHILDREN'S literature -- Social aspects; ILLUSTRATORS -- Interviews; BEAN Boy (Book)
- Peter Sís, children's book author and illustrator. Heller, Steven // Print;May/Jun2004, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p30
Interviews author and illustrator of books for children, Peter Sís, regarding his career. History of his authorship career; Factors which help him write details about the topics in his books; Effects of living in the U.S. on his art.
- Talking with Peter S�s. Giorgis, Cyndi; Johnson, Nancy J. // Book Links;Jul2008, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p13
An interview with Peter S�s is presented. When asked about the challenges of creating his autobiographical picture book, S�s reflects on his approach and ideas in starting a book. S�s adds that there were a lot of confusing moments when to continue and how he would finish his...
- Discovering the World. Devereaux, Elizabeth; Zaleski, Jeff // Publishers Weekly;10/13/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 41, p78
Interviews author Peter S�s about the picture book "The Tree of Life." Theme of the books written by the author; Difficulties encountered in writing the book; Research done in preparing the book.
- A Man for All Children. Margolis, Rick // School Library Journal;Jul99, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p16
Interviews artist Quentin Blake, honored as Britain's first children's laureate. Reaction to his appointment as children's laureate; Comments on working with writer Roald Dahl; Readiness of the United States for its own children's laureate.
- Frozen in the Dead of Winter: A Report on Writing in China. Liu Bin-Yan // AGNI;1990, Issue 31/32, p14
The article explores the prohibition of Chinese literary works in 1979. It says that people have taken over the associations of writers, newspapers and publishing companies at various levels across Beijing and across China. It mentions that Some writers in China have been arrested, while others...
- Eduardo Galeano. Barsamian, David // Progressive;Jul99, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p35
Presents an interview with Eduardo Galeano, a Latin American writer. Inspiration for his works; Views on the United States' attitude towards Latin America; Comments on the US society and the collapse of the Soviet Union; Thoughts on the lessons to be learned from indigenous people.
- Dr. Seuss's Sneetches. Locander, William B.; Luechauer, David L. // Marketing Management;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p44
The article focuses on the business wisdom of children's author Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss. The author reports that Dr. Seuss was a brand and had brand equity long before these terms were relevant in the marketing and advertising industry. Article topics include a review of...
- MY ORWELL, RIGHT OR LEFT. Rodden, John // Canadian Journal of History;Apr89, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p1
Comments on British author George Orwell, and what his possible political views might have been during his life, and what they might have been had he lived to see other time periods and changes. Difficulty of figuring out his possible allegiances; Comments on the Cold War; Comments on his book...
- My Life with What's Left of Society. Amory, Cleveland // Saturday Evening Post;12/9/1961, Vol. 234 Issue 49, p88
Relates an author's perspective of his way of living and of America's upper class. Biographic profile of the author; Virtues of a proper Bostonian; Reputation of the author as a society snob; Misquotations about the author.