Swimming with the Sharks

I had different favorite animals at different points my life. I remember being smitten with monkeys when I was quite young, pining for a raccoon (after reading Rascal by Sterling North) when I was little older, and in high school I studied crows and ravens for a couple of years …

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Time for a Scary Story! (And a Cozy Giveaway!)

Hey, it’s almost Halloween! That calls for a scary story. But not TOO scary. Luckily, I’ve got the perfect book: I Want to be in a Scary Story by Sean Taylor, illustrated by Jean Jullien (Candlewick, 2017). Why is it so perfect? Because Little Monster wants to be in exactly  that …

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I DON’T WANT TO GO TO SLEEP by Dev Petty + Giveaway

Hello everyone. Today happens to be another sorta self-plugging post with the release of the 4th (FOURTH!) FROG book, I DON’T WANT TO GO TO SLEEP by the wonderful Dev Petty. It’s another very funny book that I’ve had the privilege to illustrate.   This FROG character is one of …

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Mad, Mad Bear

Do you have that thing, where, if you see something so cute, you want to start smashing and bashing said cute thing, and all things surrounding it? Or maybe you have the urge to hug and squeeze it tightly, risking an ‘Of Mice And Men’ situation. If you don’t have …

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