Category Archives: Illustrators

What was I drawing?

What did I spend last year drawing? Superheros… Chickens… And Barbarians.   Superhero Instruction Manual is out now (so go buy a dozen copies already!), Chicken Story Time will be out in December and Great, Now We’ve Got Barbarians we … Continue reading

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Calamity!

Between spelling errors and some odd-blogness, this post is being reposted! As I have discussed on this blog – I am a tea drinker. Worked at a tea import shop in college and it stuck with me. But I am not … Continue reading

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Godzilla sightseeing

A visitor off the coast of Oregon. photo by John Hull

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All that old stuff…

The bookshelves in my house are not filled only with old paperbacks but also old magazines. This 1943 Newsweek (kids will soon be asking: what’s a magazine?) is filled with plenty of war time stories and ads from companies who are making … Continue reading

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Yoga in Oregon

Oregon coast yoga and pug. Inspired by my friend Nick, the newly minted yoga teacher!   Photo by John Hull

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Old paperbacks

I have a few too many shelves of old paperbacks that are slowly rotting away. (BTW a year back or so I swore I was going to find a way to extricate myself from the boxes and shelves of books I … Continue reading

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You write and illustrate children’s books?

When people find out what I do, I sometimes get odd reactions. I wonder what this career says about me? In films and novels the children’s (this being one of the newest ones) book writer or illustrator is most often a … Continue reading

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