In the aftermath of The Right Word‘s selection for the 2015-2016 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List, author Jen Bryant and illustrator Melissa Sweet both filmed short video interviews allowing readers a rare glimpse into their respective studios — and a behind-the-scenes look at the creativity and hard work they each poured into their Caldecott Honor–winning picture-book biography of Peter Mark Roget.

Watch both interviews below.

Melissa Sweet

Jen Bryant