Jess Golden


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

The Monster at the End of This Book

What’s your favorite line from a book?

“Murphy-Stop-That is my name. I am a terrier. I bark.”—A Day in the Life of Murphy by Alice Provensen

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Marc Simont, Alice & Martin Provensen, Beatrice Alemagna

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I never aspired to be anything else!

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Don’t be afraid of the mistakes- put pen or pencil to paper, and get to work!