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Sergio Ruzzier & the Halloween Picture Book Scare

Picture book author and illustrator Sergio Ruzzier has sent an online postcard entitled “Picture Book Scare” to his friends, reminding us why picture books will never fade away.

Click on the image to enlarge. Ruzzier is the author and illustrator of The Room of Wonders and The Little Giant and other books.  Here’s more about Ruzzier: “From 1989 to 1993 he created a series of comic strips for Linus, the Italian comics magazine, and later for Lupo Alberto Magazine. In 1995 he moved to New York City, from where he’s been working for national and international magazines and book publishers.”

Follow this link for a refresher course on recent debates about the uncertain future of the picture book.

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