Category Archives: Personal Appearance

Robots are taking over!

Looking through letters and enjoying some art that students have sent me. Some really fun robots made there way to me this time!    

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In the current political reality (as fictional as it may seem) it’s amazing to think some people still care about literacy, but I know a lot of good people at schools who do. And I will be speaking at my first … Continue reading

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See you in February!

If you’ve ever heard me speak at a conference you probably heard me recite this quote. And i’m not a huge ‘quote guy’. But This applies to every creative endeavor equally including writing and illustrating picture books. “I can’t tell … Continue reading

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Oregon SCBWI event. Chickens invited.

For those of you who don’t know about the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators it is one of only two ‘professional’ organizations I belong to. I don’t count my Safeway ‘club card’ BTW. Or maybe it’s one of … Continue reading

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More awesome cards from great student artists!

Just a few pictures from the dozens and dozens and dozens of wonderfully illustrated and thoughtfully written cards I received from my recent school visits. Reading and looking at the cards and letters crafted by the students is one of … Continue reading

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Wrapping up school visits for the year

I just finished spending a few days at the Oregon coast visiting Hilda Lahti Elementary and Warrenton Grade school. I had a wonderful time and man-oh-man did the students and librarians and teachers prepare some wonderful art for my visit! At … Continue reading

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More Photos of my Hogan Cedars Elementary School Visit

A few more pictures from my visit to Hogan Cedar’s primary school. Bork was especially impressed by the awesome Welcome Art the students made. Wait, Bork, Gork or Nklxwcyz Well, whichever one, it was great they took the time to travel … Continue reading

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