Category Archives: Un-Brella

My first picture book for children. It is a wordless children’s book featuring an young girl and her magic umbrella.

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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Kids Lit Reviews Un-Brella

Check it out, the Kids Lit blog has posted a nice review of Un–Brella. While you are there enjoy the book reviews from picture books through YA. The blog is updated regularly and worth a visit.

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Horn Book Recommends Un-Brella

I am excited to announce that my first book, Un–Brella is recommended by The Horn Book, in the category of Fantasy & Science Fiction for Picture Books. Un–Brella written and illustrated by Scott E. Franson (Roaring Brook)A little girl’s magical … Continue reading

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FYI, Not Much Really Changes.

Note to Unpublished Authors: Not much really changes. While having a published book is statistically good. One book doesn’t mean that there will be a second one. I have submitted several manuscripts since Un-Brella and they have all be turned … Continue reading

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New Postcards

In my attempt to promote Un–Brella I have printed some postcards, and here they are. The world of book promotion is so new to me that I just thought I would give it a shot. The back of the card … Continue reading

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Library Art Donation

I would like to donate a fine art print from my new book Un–Brella to 20 different libraries. Please send the required information in an e-mail and the first 20 libraries that respond will receive a print suitable for hanging … Continue reading

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