By Betsy Loredo
Betsy Loredo is the executive editor of Sesame Workshop’s publishing group.
PART 2: The Artist
Once you get to know Joe Mathieu a little better, it’s easy to see why he was the perfect choice to illustrate the Sesame Street Dictionary.
He’s the one on the right above.
“Jim Henson encouraged me to go to the Muppet workshop and sketch and photograph the characters in the ‘morgue,’” Joe explained when he shared this shot with us. To tackle more than 1300 words, Random House author Linda Hayward, Sesame editor Anna Jane Hays, and Joe together intended to feature many obscure, cult-favorite characters from the show. For a list of the ones to look for in the finished book, check out Muppet Wiki. Read More