Festival Info

Live Picture Book Draw-Off!

In this intense draw-off, viewers can submit prompts for a panel of beloved illustrators with different styles to draw in 1 minute or 90 seconds intervals. Viewers get to see Tom Lichtenheld (WHEN MY BROTHER GETS HOME), Raúl The Third (VAMOS! LET’S GO TO EAT), and Chloe Bristol (NONSENSE! THE CURIOUS STORY OF EDWARD GOREY) approach the same subject and hold their breath in anticipation of who will create the “best” drawing, or at least the most complete one! Get your suggestions ready and join us!

WHEN: 12:00PM EST on Friday, 1 May 2020


Tom Lichtenheld makes books for children and people who used to be children. He’s been fortunate to work with many talented writers, editors, and publishers who’ve helped him enjoy the best job in the whole wide world.

Raúl the Third is the Pura Belpre award winning author illustrator of Lowriders to the Center of the Earth from Chronicle Books. He is the author of Vamos! Let’s go to the Market and Vamos! Let’s go Eat from Versify books and Houghton-Mifflin. Lowriders in Space his first graphic novel by Cathy Camper was nominated for the Texas Bluebonnet Award. He lives on Meford, Ma with his family.

Chloe Bristol was born and raised in Texas and is an alumna of the Art Center College of Design. She is the illustrator of the Winterhouse series by Ben Guterson. Chloe draws and paints everyday, and she is always thinking of new ideas to share with the world. www.chloebristol.com chloebristol.tumblr.com Instagram: @chloebristol