28 October 2015

“I have seen this … perhaps thirty times and am still not anywhere near the bottom of it …”

For Halloween, Jules Danielson invited Betsy Bird, Travis Jonker, and me to discuss some scary/spooky/wonderful books from the picture book world.  Go over to Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast for the discussion.  I hope you enjoy... and that it doesn't keep you up at night!


I've been eagerly waiting the moment when I could share some art from our book coming out in June, so a HUGE THANKS to Travis Jonker for revealing the cover to Let Me Finish!... and for the much-too-kind introduction.

I can't wait for you all to see the rest of the book.  You're going to be blown away by Isabel's art.

Also, you can already pre-order from Amazon?!  WHAAAAAAAAAAT?!?!?!?!?!?!!!!?!!!

KidLitCon 2015

A few weeks ago, I was very excited/honored to be invited to Kidlitcon in Baltimore and speak on a panel about Visual Storytelling with the talented Kevin O'Malley, Matt Phelan, and Shadra Strickland and moderated by the dynamic Susan Kusel.  As the lone non-illustrator on the panel, it was just a treat to sit back and get a behind the scenes look at their process.

And of course, the whole conference was fantastic.  Always great to meet/learn from/drink with so many great people in real life.  Much props to Paula Willey, Sheila Ruth, and the rest of the crew for organizing another fantastic event.  Can't wait til next time!