Being Yourself with Dev Petty and Mike Boldt
Interview with the Creators of I Don’t Want to Be a Frog
by Alexie Basil
The creators of I Don’t Want to Be a Frog live many miles apart, but that doesn’t stop them from working together to bring incredible stories to life. In these exclusive videos, author Dev Petty and illustrator Mike Boldt share how they use their art to express themselves while encouraging kids to do the same.
Dev explains why she chose to make the main character a frog and what message she hopes young readers take away from the book.
Mike offers an over-his-shoulder, step-by-step view of how he creates Frog, from sketch to beautifully colored illustration!
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