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 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 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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