Illustration by Steve Mack
Steve Mack is a children’s book and greeting card illustrator. He lives in Lumsden, Saskatchewan, Canada, with his wife and two children.
What was your favorite book when you were a child?
That Terrible Halloween Night by James Stevenson
What’s your favorite line from a book?
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” —Dr. Seuss
Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?
Bob Staake, James Stevenson, and Bernice Myers.
Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
Growing up I was constantly drawing and making my own books. It’s what I’ve always loved to do for as far back as I can remember.
Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
Draw every day. Experiment, have fun and find out what kind of drawings please you the most. Just enjoy creating something fun and it will always show in your work.