I was excited to receive the advance copy of my next picture book, The Wild Beast, a wonderful African folktale retold by author, Eric Walters. Can’t wait for the launch from Orca Book Publishers in Fall 2018!
It feels like the right time to revisit this charming and powerful story about two warring villages brought together by the curiosity of a young girl named Mira. Toronto author, Laura Alary, has written a beautiful legend for our times that appeals to all ages. It was a great pleasure to illustrate this inspiring story … Continue reading A Story For Our Times
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An African Alphabet by Eric Walters, illustrated by Sue Todd, Orca, 2017. 9781459810709 Format: Board book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? African animals, one for every letter of the alphabet, are depicted in this…
From the archives, something spooky for Hallowe’en, a wrap-around cover for Cricket Magazine. For the theme of Day of the Dead I created a hand-carved linocut print with digital color. BOO!Filed under: Art, children's publishing, Illustration Ta...
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators BookStop launched today! For one month #SCBWIBookStop has tons of books for kids and teens you can browse and buy. Check out my page for An African Alphabet written by Eric Walters, published by Orca Book Publishers. Advertisements Filed under: board book, Design, Illustration, Illustrators, picture book, … Continue reading SCBWI BookStop
Aimee Reid, author of the enchanting picture book, Mama’s Day with Little Gray, interviewed me for her blog about children’s books. Check it out and read her other fascinating interviews with children’s authors and illustrators.Filed under: Art, board book, Illustration, Illustrators, Interviews, picture book, Printmaking, Theatrical Tagged: abc, African, alphabet, animals, cabaret, children's, dance, girls, … Continue reading Interview with author, Aimee Reid
I have had the pleasure of creating art for the Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival for several years. It is one of my favourite assignments and this year was no exception. It is worth the drive to Waterloo, Ontario to catch a bunch of awesome street performers working their magic from August 24 – … Continue reading The Buskers are Coming!
Just received a review from the School Library Journal for An African Alphabet written by Eric Walters, published by Orca Book Publishers! Filed under: Illustration, Illustrators, picture book, Printmaking, Reviews Tagged: alphabet, animals, children's...
I was thrilled to receive a star Kirkus Review of An African Alphabet, a board book by Eric Walters, published by Orca Book Publishers. I am excited to be working with Orca and Eric again on a new picture book, The Wild Beast, coming in Fall 2018!Filed under: Art, Illustration, Illustrators, Printmaking, Reviews Tagged: African, … Continue reading Kirkus Review!
Orca Book Publishers invited me to illustrate another book by children’s author, Eric Walters! I am excited about creating lino-cut art for The Wild Beast, a 32-page picture book due for release in the fall of 2018. That’s a long way from now but I will need time to execute some of the very detailed … Continue reading Work in Progress