A guide to illustrating children's books: 7 top tips

Want to get into book illustration? Well you're not alone. There are thousands of talented illustrators out there who'd like nothing more than to visually interpret works of fiction for a living. So how do you beat off the competition?

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Doreen Marts is a freelance illustrator and designer living in New Jersey who's illustrated a number of books for clients including Penguin, Scholastic and Running Press.