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Attics, magic and books

I wrote a short chapter book which would divide into six chapters. It seemed reasonable for the target age group to have a six-year-old girl going to a new school, having just moved into a new home. 446 more words


New children's book. 

FREE PREVIEW! For the next two weeks you can sample the new kids e-book by my friends Shari Berman and Chris Benker, with illustrations by me. 14 more words


The Midnight Hare page 25

This is another page that I have re-designed so that the text is underneath instead of integrated into the paintings. I feel this works better for the following reasons: I do not have to distort the design to fit in the text; the text itself with the plain brown space around it is more pleasing to my eyes; and the whole book is getting a more integrated feel.  68 more words

A Pewter Plate Award

Well, I didn’t expect this in the post!

A lovely boxed-up and wrapped-in-tissue-paper surprise arrived for me at the beginning of the week. I am the very proud recipient of a pewter plate award from Highlights Magazine for illustration of the month (September) for ‘Hippos Hippos’… See the post a few months back about it in the article –  illustrating for magazines. 173 more words


Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work Day

The second Wednesday of each October, apparently people I’ve never met celebrate a day to bring your teddy bear to work (or school) with you. This sounds super fun but unfortunately, I forgot to bring… 473 more words