Felicia Bond

Felicia Bond

Felicia Bond grew up in New York and Texas. As a child, nearly every kind of children's book art was exciting to her, from the paintings in Ludwig Bemelmans' Madeline to Charles Schulz's Peanuts. "I loved it all," she says. "I couldn't wait to grow up and be an artist."

Bond puts a lot of thought into the characters she draws. When she drew the moose in If You Give a Moose a Muffin, she says: "I imagined what it would be like to be very VERY tall, with knobby knees and bony elbows and something like a coat-rack on my head."

As for the pig in If You Give a Pig a Pancake, Bond says, "I didn't want her to be a typical chunky pink pig.... I added some fuzz and a few spots." She also decided that the pig would not write four or forty letters to her relatives, but four hundred! "So I had to put her in a wheelbarrow," she explains.

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