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
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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
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