Vanessa Newton is a BEACON OF LIGHT. She's a magical unicorn, an incredible storyteller, and quite honestly, she has the most infectious laugh ever!
She's illustrated of over 20 picture books, a handful of those she has authored as well. Her many styles of illustration are not only joyful, but captivating.
When I first found out about Vanessa's work, I was babysitting a cute little munchkin. When it was bedtime, I read her the most beautiful book, One Love. The collaged illustrations of this book were so gorgeous, I snuck the book out of the room once I put her to bed to look at all the pictures again. It's an honor to now call the illustrator of this book, my friend.
In addition to how Dyslexia (among other things) did NOT hold her down in pursuit of inspiring children around the world, a few fun Topics we discuss are:
- Her interesting journey to illustrator-hood.
- How she overcame her nay-sayers.
- How music can change and uplift even the
Music: Cute uke tune by Scott Homes.