Animation artists have worked in children’s book publishing for almost as long as the animation industry has existed. The trend continues to this day; below are four recently published children’s books that were illustrated by artists who have extensive animation industry experience. And we’ll probably see more of these books for quite some time: in a rare bit of good news for the traditional publishing industry, this Publisher’s Weekly article reports that children’s book sales remain one of print’s strongest markets.
Mitchell’s License illustrated by Tony Fucile
Say Hello to Zorro! by Carter Goodrich
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
Fuddles by Frans Vischer