Category Archives: Children’s Books

My children’s picture books and experience as an author/illustrator in the children’s publishing industry.

Knittin’ Purl

This is Purl | I am beginning to explore what she will look like.

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Journey: Illustration Friday

A warm journey through a wintery park | It is amazing what you can do with the help of a magic umbrella. This image is from my wordless picture book Un-Brella. It was a fun image to create. Can you … Continue reading

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Children’s Literature Conference

I am speaking at the BYU-Idaho children’s litrature conference. Here is a link to the workshop handouts. The file is a pdf.

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Time goes fast when your having fun

I have been working on this for the last several hours looking forward to posting to illustrationfriday.com for the word “double”. Apparently last week went faster than expected and so here is a new but late unbook. Click the image … Continue reading

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One step closer

I received a nice rejection from a literary agent this morning. I am disappointed but I guess that it is one rejection closer to getting an agent or selling the next book. I have about five books going right now … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday | Trail

A summer trail through a winter world is made possible by an Un-brella. This is a spread from my picture book Un-brella. It seemed like a perfect choice for this weeks illustrationfriday.com word, “trail.” Can you see the trail the … Continue reading

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Un-Brella News

I received some good news today. Un-Brella, my first picture book is being reprinted this week. It is so nice that it has found a niche in the crowded market. The book was first published in April 2007 and so … Continue reading

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