So, my editor-friend will likely have my early reader book back to me soon. It’s almost summer and her primary gig as a stay-at-home Mom is going to be ramping up soon. I know I will likely have nothing to do with illustrations if I am successful in finding an agent – and publisher – for this book. But because I am me, I am illustrating the home copy. I am planning for black and white drawings for “in chapter” illustrations and colorful paintings as “end tags” to each chapter. Here’s the first one I’ve finished.
My friend Andrea recently gave dinosaurs from Judy’s Ami Shop to my 3 boys. They love love, love them! At first, I thought this was only going to appeal to the baby (hey, safety eyes!), but the 7 and 3.5 year old were equally delighted! I’d never seen critters quite like these.
Here’s a parasauralophus: