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The Path of Names by Ari Goelman

The Path of Names by Ari Goelman caught my eye because of its mixture of a real-life setting familiar to many American kids (summer camp), and a take on magic and mysticism not often found in kidlit or, for that matter, literature in general. 467 more words

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

HarperCollins released book two of The School for Good and Evil series––A World Without Princes––in April 2014. Let’s revisit Chainani’s debut and how it can inform our writing craft. 438 more words

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Rainbow Rowell publishes a book. Kleenex sales skyrocket. Correlation or causation?

Okay––once I pulled myself together emotionally after finishing this gem of a book, I got to reflecting on what it teaches us about craft. 306 more words

A Visit from Santa Clops and The Cave of Santa Clops by Gig Wailgum

Santa Clops is the gloriously subversive and refreshingly polite love child of Greek Mythology and The Night Before Christmas.  Read, laugh, and get a  weensy bit scared as you read  … 868 more words

Picture Books

Female Warrior ... time for shading

Base color is done … time for shading.

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Illustrations

Goodnight Lil' Monster

Working on an illustration for the monster book. Still a draft, but really liking Manga Studio EX program.

Drawing