If you have an hour to kill and want to know more about a career in children's books, the lecture I gave at RISD's Entrepeneur MindShare is now online. In it, I retrace my steps from my first book submission in 1997 to where I am today.
And in case you're curious, that last quote that is made illegible by the reproduction:
"I'm not a businessman, I'm a business, man." - Jay-Z