Category Archives: books

Where is that book?

I was in the middle of finishing a painting this morning and suddenly I decide – for inspiration – I need to look at a particular artists work. I set out to grab the book I have with his work. I know I had … Continue reading

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Cover up!

I’m just finishing the cover on the first picture book I wrote and illustrated. It will be out in the autumn of 2014 from Candlewick Press. Let me say this about book covers – they are the toughest element in … Continue reading

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Find the Green Bean!

Great  piece in Publisher’s Weekly on how indy bookstores are having scavenger hunts during the summer. And how one bookstore has kids searching for Green Beans. Especially the ones with mustaches! Click here to read it. Of course you ALL know … Continue reading

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Little book, big book, book friends…

I am in no way an expert on the history of books that are small in size, but I have collected quite a few through the years. I don’t know why…I just realized that I have several boxes of some … Continue reading

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How many books can a bookchuck chuck if a bookchuck…

Here’s an update on my book-letting. Two months ago I wrote about my need to get rid of books. That perhaps being buried alive by books in my studio isn’t the way I want to go…though honestly, it’s not a … Continue reading

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Too many books…

Too many books. Too many shelves packed with books. There, I said it. I have too many books and they are beginning to weigh on me more than I want them to. So it’s time to start deleveraging. So to … Continue reading

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A real Graphic Novel – By Gil Kane

About a Book Wednesday stops in the groovy 1970’s this week. Another bit of ephemera from my dad’s studio. This is a graphic novel from 1971. And oddly enough, it’s in traditional paperback size. It’s by Gil Kane, who has … Continue reading

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