PODCAST: Graeme Base – the creative brain behind ‘Animalia’

If you’re anything like us, you’ve probably read ‘Animalia’ countless times to your children. Now it’s time to get inside the mind of this timeless book’s genius creator.

First published at kidspot.com.au on November 09, 2015.

Graeme Base AuthorAnimalia is one of those classic books you’re likely to find on almost every family’s bookshelf throughout the English-speaking world.

With its stunning illustrations adorning each letter of the alphabet, clever wordplay and cross-generational appeal, it’s not surprising that since its first publication in 1986, Animalia has sold more than three million copies worldwide.

The creative brain behind Animalia, and 20 other extraordinary titles, is one of the world’s leading creators of picture books – renowned Australian illustrator and writer Graeme Base.

We’re honoured to welcome Graeme to Perfect Chaos to discuss his books and art, writing for children, travel and the impact technology has had on his work. Listen now!

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