Friday, December 03, 2004

Illustrator: Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen

Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot by Margot Theis Raven is a wonderful story. The illustrator of this book and many many others is Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen. In an article in the Detroit News van Frankenhuyzen talks about his work and his fans.
Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen's back yard, acre after wooded acre of it, is a constant source of wonderment to him.

"My family can't believe it when they visit," he said. "They think I've got more money than the queen."

He doesn't, but he is doing fine. And his busy season starts now.

Some of his other books include:

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