We sat down with him in Northampton, MA and gabbed over lunch.
Peepy was nervous at first, but after a couple of seconds, she showed Richard the art she created at the Eric Carle Museum.
Needless to say, Rich was impressed . . .
He was so taken with Peepy's work that he offered her a contract and asked that her art be exclusive to his gallery.
Peepy wasn't sure. After all, Rich represents all the big names in children's literature art, and she didn't want to be overshadowed . . .
However, Rich assured her that she would be his number one artist. He even had the perfect place to show her work -- even if it meant moving someone else . . .
Peepy didn't want to displace Mo Willems, at first. But then she flashed back to her recent lunch with him . . .
(That's Mo on the right, and not helping the helpless Peep is Tony DiTerlizzi.)
And so, Peepy told Rich to go ahead and throw Mo and his pigeon under the bus . . .
CLICK HERE to see the video on YouTube.
Sorry, Mo. You've been Peeped . . .
Next Up: Not just children's literature art, plus Mr. Spock, I presume?
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