My purpose is to create a mirror for the reader to see themselves, to create a light for people to see themselves in the characters, pictures, and stories. So they resonate.

–   Award winning author and illustrator, Kadir Nelson, speaking on a panel entitled ‘Why Picture Books Matter’, at  The Boston Book Festival, October 27th, 2012.

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