Big Birthday: An Interview with Kate Hosford '88 and Liz Van Doren '80


The minute you start reading chapter books is not the minute you stop reading picture books. In many ways picture books can be even more complex than chapter books because you have the interplay of text and illustrations."

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About the inerviewer

Liz Van Doren '80, Executive Editor, Book Publishing, Highlights for Children
Elizabeth Van Doren has been an editor and publisher of children’s books, a writer, and a teacher for her entire career.  She has published many award-winning books for children of all ages, from picture books to teen fiction. Currently she heads the editorial department in the book publishing division of Highlights for Children and teaches creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania and at NYU’s McGhee Division.