Category Archives: George Shannon

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 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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A Very Witchy Book

I’ve posted a bit about this already, and you’ll be sick of hearing about it by October. But that’s when A Very Witchy Spelling Bee comes out. So get ready for some witchy tales as October approaches! This was written … Continue reading

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Proof

There’s a few great moments in regards to working on a picture book. Getting the first set of proofs is usually right up there. The first concrete sign that what you have been working on for perhaps three years, sometimes … Continue reading

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Witches and spells and spelling

I’m very excited to have finished up illustrating a wonderful new book by George Shannon. Of course it won’t be out for another 12 months or so. But that’s publishing. It feels kind of like those astronauts working on the … Continue reading

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Miles of sketches

Lots of witches in this sketchbook. Witches on my mind. Witches are the subject of the picture book I am starting final art on right now. I’m really excited to do a witch book and this one has plenty of … Continue reading

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