Praise for "The Best Book in the World" "The pictures quickly and cleverly move from depicting relatively realistic reading nooks to the places readers go in their imaginations . . . excitement reigns, right up to the gently mind-bending metafictive moment that concludes the book.""Kirkus Reviews""Rilla has crafted a story about the power of books to take us places, but in her text it's as if she has written an incantation to breathe the words alive.""Busy Librarian"Do you love thinking up new ideas? Do you jump from one idea to the next? Would you rather start tomorrow? Or is your brain just brimming with ideas, ready to burst?Join Sozi, the enthusiastic star of "The Best Book in the World," as she experiences the elation, struggle, and triumph of making ideas happen. It won't be easy, but Sozi is ready for any obstacle that may stand in her way. "Her Idea" is a story for all ages and a tale about getting to THE END. Featuring immersive illustrations and bold colors, "Her Idea" is sure to captivate and inspire readers of all ages, encouraging creativity, and bringing the fruits of imagination to life.Rilla Alexander is an Australian born, Berlin-based designer and illustrator who has worked on picture books and produced work for global commercial brands. "Her Idea" is Rilla's second book with Flying Eye Books."
"A pyrotechnical display of color and line. [Rilla Alexander s] polished spreads dazzle. Silkscreen-style swoops and swirls of scarlet, navy, teal, and yellow give each page outsize graphic impact.""Publishers Weekly" " unlike most books and utterly different from anything that can be found on the shelves of major book retailers.  a brilliant, innovative and highly imaginative story that is bound to captivate and delight people of all agesespecially creative individuals who know what it feels like to have ideas at random. (5 out of 5 stars)""The Examiner" "Her Idea is a fun read for kids and former kids alike, because we all have great ideas up to the point when we have to work on them.""Joy Corcoran" "A great story about organization and creativity. . . . Alexander's illustrations have a screenprinted style, and her use of minimal colors makes for a 'do-it-yourself' feel. . . . Big on imagination.""School Library Journal" "Through bright color choices and geometric shapes, Rilla Alexander's picture book is a visual feast.  This metafictive picture book will ignite conversations and transport readers into the pages of the story.""Dragon Lode""
Rilla Alexander is an Australian designer and illustrator whose work has appeared on everything from toys and tea cups to busses and buildings. She designed the children's products for Madrid's Museo del Prado, teaches Character Design at the Pictoplasma Academy in Berlin and her work has been showcased at Paris' cultural mecca Colette and at the Musee de la Publicite/Louvre. Her books celebrate creativity, reading, making and doing. She currently lives in Portland, OR.