We found Regina Pinto de Oliveira’s work online, while looking for an illustrator who’d be a good fit for Azul’s adventures. Regina is a Queens, New York, based artist and her love and passion for art are made clear in her work. Below, she shares her inspiration, and thoughts on diversity in literature.(Edited for brevity and clarity) 1. What are your thoughts on the lack of diverse books in children’s literature and the growing movement for the need for diverse books?