The year 2002. I was helping with arranging author visits to Gomes Elementary School in Fremont, California. Previously the PTA (Parent Teacher Association) had arranged successful visits from a series of authors. As I was in charge of the program, I had suggested that we try and invite an illustrator for a change to address the students.
While doing my due diligence I came across a flyer that announced a talk by author and illustrator Daniel San Souci in the local library. At the talk I was impressed with how Dan was able to connect with and hold the attention of the children and the adults present. What caught my attention during that presentation was Dan telling his audience of the amount of research he does on the subject before he starts to think of the illustrations. Continue reading “Daniel San Souci -Author/Illustrator/Artist”