"Julius is a master writer and storyteller and it was through these collaborations that I became to understand how to reshape a well-known story and make it my own."
"Visual storytelling--drawing and painting--is one of the times when I am most centered."
"Work which has provided me with the means to visit far-off places and meet people of different cultures as well as see sights I've never dreamed of seeing. Much like the path my books and art have traveled."
Eric A. Kimmel
"I'm always looking for good stories, but I have no hesitation about making changes if I feel for some reason the original doesn't work, or if I can think of a way to make it better."
"I wanted to tell a good story---just to tell a good story--not to teach about Hanukkah traditions."
"There is no 'authentic' version. Stories evolve over centuries as tellers add and subtract. I think of myself as one link in a long, long chain."