Tag Archives: Tony DiTerlizzi

Tony DiTerlizzi Exhibit at the Norman Rockwell Museum

Tony DiTerlizzi Exhibit at the Norman Rockwell Museum

This past November, the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA, unveiled a new exhibit, ‘Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi.’ I had a chance to chat with DiTerlizzi about the exhibit, his inspirations, and (of course) ‘Star Wars.’ Read More

Advertisements

Lose Yourself in Tony DiTerlizzi’s ‘Realms’

Lose Yourself in Tony DiTerlizzi’s ‘Realms’

Tony DiTerlizzi is an award-winning children’s book illustrator and author–his ‘WondLa’ trilogy is a favorite in my household, and we’ve got several of his pictures books as well. But before ‘The Spiderwick Chronicles,’ before his Caldecott Honor for ‘The Spider and the Fly,’ DiTerlizzi was a geeky kid who loved playing ‘Dungeons & Dragons.’ Read More

Bounded Enthusiasm #7: Tony DiTerlizzi, Ralph McQuarrie, & Star Wars

Bounded Enthusiasm #7: Tony DiTerlizzi, Ralph McQuarrie, & Star Wars

Today’s episode of Bounded Enthusiasm is an interview with Tony DiTerlizzi. He’s an author and illustrator of many books for kids, including one of my family’s favorites, the WondLa series, and I’ve actually interviewed him a couple of times before. Today we’re talking about his new book, a picture book about Star Wars featuring paintings by the late great Ralph McQuarrie. Read More

Bounded Enthusiasm #1: Tony DiTerlizzi Talks About WondLa, Dungeons & Dragons, and Star Wars

Bounded Enthusiasm #1: Tony DiTerlizzi Talks About WondLa, Dungeons & Dragons, and Star Wars

Tony DiTerlizzi is one of my favorite author-illustrators, and his WondLa series is a family favorite. The final book of the trilogy, The Battle for WondLa, is out this month, and I got a chance to speak with DiTerlizzi before he heads out for his book tour. We talked about all things WondLa, his upcoming Star Wars book, Dungeons and Dragons, and more. Read More

GeekDad Interview: Author-Illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi

GeekDad Interview: Author-Illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi

Tony DiTerlizzi’s new book, A Hero for WondLa, was just released this week and he’s currently on his book tour. It’s a sequel to The Search for WondLa, and both books are great sci-fi stories for kids, with gorgeous illustrations and wonderful characters. I spoke with DiTerlizzi over Skype last week just before his tour began, and had a fun conversation about the WondLa series, being dads, technology and nature, and some of his sillier books. Read More