Meredith Sayles Hughes


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

The Wind in the Willows

What’s your favorite line from a book?

“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Jane Austen, Carol Shields, Virginia Woolf

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

Always wrote as a child, and still do

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?