Illustrator of the Week - Leo & Diane Dillon

It is a rarity to find artists who work in tandem, considering the nature of art, there must be a lot of compromises that one would have to make in order to work collaboratively with someone else. Leo and Diane Dillon were married in 1957 and have worked together for over fifty years on everything from book covers to picture books to woodwork to tapestries. One thing is sure, they love to experiment with all different kinds of art styles, never allowing themselves to be pigeon holed as one kind of artist. Their children's books include Sabriel by Garth Nix (as well as the entire Abhorsen trilogy), Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema, Two Little Trains by Margaret Weiss Brown and dozens of others.