Category Archives: A Very Witchy Spelling Bee

October Picture Books

October marches on. Speaking of non-halloween, Halloween books here’s one of my earlier picture books. A Very Witchy Spelling Bee. This book changed names and editors while I worked on it, but it has some of my most favorite pages … Continue reading

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Oz in October…with a side of witches.

As a child I found the flying monkeys in The Wizard of Oz truly frightening and every once in a while I have to remind myself that flying monkeys don’t actually exist. On this piece I was sort of over-painting and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving just around the corner. Really!

Look – it’s a merciless marketing oriented blog post! Well, we have Halloween on the way don’t we? So for your Halloween kid-reads I’d recommend either A Very Witchy Spelling Bee or The Book That Eats People.   A Very Witchy Spelling … Continue reading

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Warrenton Grade School

I had a great time visiting Warrenton Grade School in Oregon! I spent time with hundreds of kids across two days and answered so many great questions about writing, drawing and even animation, that I left totally inspired. Thanks for … Continue reading

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A Very Witchy – USA Today – Day!

Here I am tooting that horn which belongs to me. A Very Witchy Spelling Bee written by George Shannon and illustrated by me was selected as an ideal Halloween book by USA Today. And who would know better? See the … Continue reading

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A Very Witchy Blog

A nice review of A Very Witchy Spelling Bee over on this great little blog. Take a few minutes and and give it a read — the blog AND the book! I’ve received many nice comments from kids who enjoy … Continue reading

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Halloween Picture Books

It’s that time a year again. Me out shilling books I’ve worked on for the Halloween time of year. But this time I’m not the only one. The Huff Post picked out some of the Best Halloween books for 2013 … Continue reading

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