Christine M. Schneider

Christine M. Schneider owns Yellow Pencil Studio, Inc., an illustration and design studio, and has illustrated a number of picture books. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas, with her husband and daughter.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

Sylvester’s Magic Pebble by William Steig

What’s your favorite line from a book?

“Goodnight kittens and goodnight mittens, goodnight clocks and goodnight socks. " From Goodnight Moon

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

William Steig, Tasha Tudor, Garth Williams

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I love stories of all kinds, and I love to draw for kids.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Read a lot, draw a lot, write a lot!