Archives for October 2010
My first book as an author and illustrator, Pelly and Mr. Harrison Visit the Moon, will be out March 1st from Kane/Miller!!! This is the story of a little girl named Pelly, and her dog Mr. Harrison, who fly to the moon one night in their bathtub. They meet a little alien who shows them all the wonders of living on the moon. I hope you all enjoy it!
I will be reading A Garden for Pig at the Lakewood Public Library, Madison Branch, this Saturday, October 9th, at 10:30 am. Stop by if you can!!
I just wanted to say thank you to Jessica Almy of Vegbooks, a site that reviews books and movies that promote vegetarian and vegan values for children, for the lovely review she wrote about A Garden for Pig.
I just wanted to throw this idea out there for those of you illustrators who want to do some fun projects on the side to build your portfolio or even to just keep yourself busy drawing. I love being able to do short projects in between illustrating books when the opportunities present themselves, which is why I wanted to mention donating your art. Making a donation of your art, whether it is for a charity, a friend, or a cause you really believe in can be beneficial and worth your time. Obviously it is always good to donate when you are able to do so, but as an illustrator sometimes it can be difficult because the time involved in creating a piece. It sounds good in theory but there never seems to be enough time. I highly suggest making the time for a couple of reasons: