Monthly Archives: May 2013

How to eBook (picture book edition, part I)

A nice HOW TO from Dave Horowitz about picture book, ebooks. How to eBook (picture book edition, part I).

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Nice review about Martha and the bad beans

A good review for Martha and her mean green beans at CCBooks!  From the review: “However, as other book characters have discovered, losing your parents often has the uncomfortable side effect of making you miss the, so Martha, accompanied by … Continue reading

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Sham-Landers via Mickey Paraskevas.

Visit Sham-Landers!  It’s a fine way to spend a few minutes. Or an hour. Each little monster has a mini-bio. Shawn Piddlepop (shown above) was spotted putting bugs into people’s drinks at the juice bar where he works. No word … Continue reading

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A Very Witchy Spelling Bee. A very nice way to start off a day.

There are a lot of ways to have a good day. But one way is receiving the first color proof of a new book, or a first actual copy of a new book. I received my advance copy of A … Continue reading

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Earthling! is an Oregon Spirit Book Award Nominee!

The graphic novel I worked on for 18 years….OK. That’s not true. I didn’t work on it for 18 years. At times it may have FELT like 18 years. Actually is was about 3 years. But in dog’s years that’s … Continue reading

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One of a set of 6 ‘classic’ monster faces I created. Not sure what to do with them. T-shirts? All the art in this series are based on recollections of some of my favorite monsters.

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Beware what lurks behind this door!

A door hanger every kid needs when they check this out of the library! Photo below is the front and back.

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