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BookTrib Q & A with Marcelino Truong, Author-Illustrator of Graphic Novel ‘Saigon Calling’

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Marcelino Truong, a self-taught illustrator who works on graphic novels, has been growing as an artist for years and wants to share his growth with us. In this exclusive interview, we learn more about some of his recent works, taboo subjects, and his take on the media.  BookTrib: You’re a self-taught illustrator, and the images you have in both graphic novels are very particular, and sometimes deal with very heavy subject matter, which is reminiscent of MAUS. Did your artistic abilities grow organically in the media of drawing for graphic novels, or did you start off drawing, or designing somewhere else first? Marcelino Truong: Both my graphic novels are the result of many years of experience as a self-taught illustrator…

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Author Whitney Gardner Shares the Illustrated Novels that Give Her Life

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content, including this article from Whitney Gardner! Author and illustrator, Whitney Gardner has always been inspired by images and how they’re used with the pages of a book. Here, she shares with Bookish her five favorite illustrated novels and how her experience with each touched her soul. They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but here at Bookish, we don’t think you have to choose between them. Illustrated books, from graphic memoirs to middle grade novels, have something special about them because of their marriage of words and images on the page. Whitney Gardner knows and exemplifies this in her new YA novel You’re Welcome, Universe, which has its own…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Meredith Scott Lynn and Write Brain Books

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WRiTE BRAiN BOOKS are richly illustrated, textless books, with lines on the pages, ready for any writer’s content. They are designed to ignite and inspire creativity and imagination in kids of all ages. Our books enable kids to write their own stories, publish beautiful hardcover copies, and build a personal library of self-authored books. From President & CEO Meredith Scott Lynn One early September morning, I was in San Francisco visiting my sister Marcy and her family for a long weekend of “Auntie M” time with my ten-month-old niece Lila, a.k.a. “LilaBean”. Marcy asked if I would read to Lila so that she could take a long shower, something new moms don’t get enough of. I leaned over to reach…

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