Josh Cochran’s New York

The Big Apple viewed through the eyes of an illustrator results in a colorful panoramic children's book

Readers have probably seen the work of illustrator Josh Cochran before without even knowing it—from album covers to TIME magazine, the New York Times to the wallpaper inside room 1017 at Manhattan’s Ace Hotel. Cochran’s most recent endeavor is his first children’s book—”Inside and Out: New York”—that depicts the hubbub of New York City to the backdrop of its iconic landmarks and neighborhoods, beginning with …

Xiong Liang

The writer and illustrator channels the spirit of traditional Chinese watercolors into picture books for children

Xiong Liang is an illustrator from China’s Zhejiang province (south of Shanghai) and is now one of the most established picture book artists of the capital. Yet he never really thought of drawing as a career; it was always more of a passion—albeit one he’s had since his childhood. “I never had a professional art training, but I remember myself as a kid, spending entire …