Nicole in den Bosch

Nicole in den Bosch lives and works with her family in a Civil War-era general store and schoolhouse on the eastern shore of Maryland. She has illustrated numerous books, greeting cards, and magazines.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

“Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile”.

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Maurice Sendak Chris Van Allsburg Holly Hobbie

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I always loved to draw and make up stories.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Draw a lot, think outside of the box, and always try to push yourself as an artist.