About Richard Jackson

Since editor Richard Jackson “retired” in 2005, his books have been awarded a Newbery Medal, four Sibert Honors, and, now, a Caldecott Medal. Three of his own picture book texts will be published by Atheneum, beginning in 2016.

B: A Profile of Brian Floca

locomotive

An editor’s dream — smart authors, smart artists. They save so much time. That is, they’re up to speed without undue heaving or the need for sand on the tracks (see Locomotive for more on the subject). My subject in this tribute is someone who is all three: author, artist, smart. Given a pencil, Brian […]