"My process for illustrating children's characters is a well kept secret - until now! I often put myself in the mindset of the character and pose myself in the mirror, making the noises I imagine the character would make if he/she could jump off the page and speak. In the case of the Hungry Giant I would find myself hunched over in front of the mirror repeating "nom nom nom!" My dog found the whole thing a little confusing and her expressions made for great inspiration for the dog, Cowgirl, in the book.
I think my favorite part of the book was working with the graphic designer to develop all of the pop-up and paper engineered elements."
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