Which book of yours was the most difficult to write or illustrate?
Bearstone, my first book, had six drafts written over an 8-year period. It even had several different titles, including Pride of the West. When I wrote the sixth draft I knew it was a quantum leap.
Which of your books would make a good movie and who would be the star?
What’s your favorite line from a book?
The last line of Johnny Raven’s letter in Far North: “Take care of the land, take care of yourself, take care of each other.”
What book do you tell everyone to read?
The Wind in the Willows. Mr. Toad is one of my all-time favorite literary characters.