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Feb 24, 2019

J.R. Krause – Dragon Night

Struggles, successes and a journey to find a story and a picture book voice. J.R. Krause is this episode’s guest. We dive deep into his creative process and what he learned from animation that served him well in picture books.

This episode’s feature book is Dragon Night. A visually stunning picture book about a boy and a dragon embarking on a nightime journey, facing fears and helping each other.

J.R. Krause is an award-winning animator of The Simpsons and Futurama. His other published picture books are Poco Loco and Happy Birthday, Poco Loco.

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