Chris Raschka, answering the question of when he decided to make his life’s work writing and illustrating children’s books, replied with a small laugh, “I’m not sure if I have.”
Raschka is joking, of course. While he entered the world of children’s books unsure it would become a career, his quick success made it clear he had made a wise choice.
Chris Raschka draws a bunny with a “noble nose” (below) to teach young readers about the sense of smell in his book Five for a Little One (Atheneum , 2006).
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