Category Archives: picture books

SMART in October

Today is the release of a really fun project I was lucky enough to be involved with. The Oregon Reads Aloud book is available today! It’s a celebration of 25 years of SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) which is … Continue reading

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You are what you eat. In October!

This is an older short story I wrote and illustrated. I’ve posted this before but I know there are always new readers visiting this blog thus the repost. It’s a quick and delicious read.        

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Trick or Treat

Well, no, there won’t be a chicken book for Halloween. Not quite. But Chicken Story Time will be out in December which is of course the traditional month to celebrate chickens. Is it? Here’s a review of Chicken Story Time … Continue reading

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A Very Special Meal, in October

She ate a fly. Get it? This almost seemed too much like a Hallmark card but I like the details.

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October and the monsters are back in school.

Still going through my archives looking for appropriate material for posting this month. I really will try and get something new posted too. This is a painting I did in support of a very early picture book manuscript – that … Continue reading

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Stream of conscious quick sketch

Stuck on revising a manuscript. Opened Photoshop and drew this. Now back to the real work.  

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Focus in multiple dimensions.

Lately a number of people have talked (or technically communicated with me via email…do we all refer to email communications as talking now?) to me about the challenges and difficulties of working from home. It’s important to remember that I … Continue reading

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