Lisa Brown on The Airport Book

brown_airport bookIn our May/June 2016 issue, editor Martha Parravano chatted with Lisa Brown about the motley cast of characters in her high-flying new picture book. Read the starred review of The Airport Book.

Martha V. Parravano: Who was your favorite character to follow through the book?

Lisa Brown: My favorite character was one that my son suggested; the one he called “the spy.” He’s that little guy in the glasses, fedora, and trench coat, who’s in possession of a mysteriously large and bumpy package wrapped in brown paper. At the end of the story he opens it up to reveal…an enormous sculpture of his lady love’s head. It makes me giggle every time.

From the May/June 2016 issue of The Horn Book Magazine.
Martha V. Parravano

Martha V. Parravano is a contributing editor to The Horn Book, Inc., and co-author of the Calling Caldecott blog.

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