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Sydney Smith

About Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith is the illustrator of Town Is By the Sea (Groundwood), a 2017 Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Honor Book.

Town Is by the Sea: Illustrator Sydney Smith’s 2017 BGHB Picture Book Honor Speech

Sheila Barry, the wonderful and clever co-publisher at Groundwood Books, must have known, when she casually handed me the manuscript, that I would have no choice. I would illustrate this book and I would work my ass off. I began right away and stopped only days before the book went to print. I took the […]