Feasting On Design

Happy Cargo Books with Beth Stafford & Jeremy Slagle

Episode Summary

Today on Feasting on Design, I’m talking with Beth Stafford & Jeremy Slagle about their new children’s book Hip Hooray Hippo. We talk about what they learned from their first kickstarter campaign for Chin Up Chinchilla and how they’ve applied those lessons this time around, how their writing and illustrations evolved from the first book to this book, how they manage running their businesses in the midst of writing and illustrating a book and then manning the kickstarter campaign, plus a whole lot more.

Episode Notes

Today on Feasting on Design, I’m talking with Beth Stafford & Jeremy Slagle about their new children’s book Hip Hooray Hippo. We talk about what they learned from their first kickstarter campaign for Chin Up Chinchilla and how they’ve applied those lessons this time around, how their writing and illustrations evolved from the first book to this book, how they manage running their businesses in the midst of writing and illustrating a book and then manning the kickstarter campaign, plus a whole lot more.

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