A FISHTASTIC! Interview and Giveaway!

There is a new picture book swimming about in the world— And it’s called Fishtastic!! The subtitle is, “A Tale of Magic and Friendship” which is extremely apropos. Because, you see, this book is written by my very dear friend, Tess Weaver, and I had the privilege to illustrate it.  …

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Be a Tree, Q&A w/Maria Gianferrari + GIVEAWAY!

“Maria Gianferrari has climbed fig trees in Italy, stood under stately coastal redwoods and twisted Torrey pines, marveled at mitten-shaped sassafras leaves, colorful coral trees and sawtooth oak acorn nests. She lives with her family, including dog, Maple, in a house encircled by trees.” Jennifer: Maria, your book, Be a …

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Always by My Side~GiVeAwAy!

Always by My Side, A Stuffie Story is out in the world today 🎉. If any of you follow me on Social Media (thank you) you might be aware that my once-upon-a-time-little boy, Will, and his beloved stuffed dinosaur, Dina, were the inspiration for my story and the character of …

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A Life Made by Hand

A Life Made by Hand, The Story of Ruth Asawa, written and illustrated by Andrea D’Aquino. I am extremely grateful for the recent publication of several non-fiction books about artists. Especially those books which highlight the work of lesser known visionaries, yet artists’ whose work has contributed and influenced the …

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Gifting a signed Book

I have noticed a happy trend of many book makers teaming up with their local Independent Bookstores to offer signed books this holiday/pandemic season. It does take some extra effort on both people’s parts. It usually requires that the bookstore is close enough that the author/illustrator doesn’t mind stopping in …

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I recommend this series by Fausto Gilberti and I’m not sorry.

There are three books so far in this contemporary artist series by Fausto Gilberti and I hope that there will be more to come. The first in the series is Yves Klein, Painted Everything Blue and Wasn’t Sorry. That’s why I wanted this book. That title… that amusing illustration of …

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