Gouache, watercolor, vintage map
Melissa Sweet is the author and illustrator of many award winning children’s books, from board books to nonfiction titles. Sweet wrote and illustrated the New York Times bestseller, Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White, as well as Balloons Over Broadway, and illustrated two Caldecott Honor books: A River of Words and The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus, both by Jen Bryant. When she’s not in her studio, Sweet can often be found riding her bicycle with her dog, Ruby, in Portland, Maine. Her favorite color is fuchsia.