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me! in a book!

November 29th, 2007 | 7 Comments


A new book about children’s books was just published and I’m interviewed in it. Written by Martin Salisbury, it involves showing some work and interviewing many of my favorite artists inclucing Alexis Deacon, Shaun Tan, and Sara Fanelli. It’s mostly European and Asian in direction. The only two Americans, in fact, are J. Otto and myself. Go get it. I’m in some fantastic company and I’m just really pleased. (For the record, the quote regarding Lane Smith was misinterpreted. I was going to play accordion at one Lane Smith signing, but it never actually happened. Lane’s cool with it…)

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  1. Mike says:

    Hey, that’s really cool.

  2. brian says:

    Hey Mike! Thanks.

  3. Congratulations Brian.

    You & Shaun Tan in one book seems a worthwhile reason to pick this one up. Hope to see it in my bookstore/s soon.



  4. Awesome B! I still want a copy of “Un Mode de Transport”


  5. Patrick says:

    That top photo of you is great!

  6. Ickleson says:

    Have the book, your work is fab, very inspiring!

  7. […] very soft, furry tome called Beastly Rhymes, and now he’s inside a book! His work is featured in Martin Salisbury’s Play Pen: New Children’s Book Illustration. Brian often visits schools in the area to talk to kids about drawing pictures and to show them that […]

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