I knew right away that I wanted to illustrate Dr. Jody Dean's heartwarming story about a dachshund finding a "forever home." While making the final book art, my family also found and adopted a sweet cat of our own, so the joy of pet adoption was definitely on my mind.
This board book is an earth-friendly update of "This Little Piggy."
This little piggy checks out a book at the library, eats apples in an orchard, plants veggies in a garden, and recycles cardboard into a fun house. What a good, green little piggy! Also, the book itself is made of recycled paper and printed with natural soy inks.
This book of poems written by Anastasia Suen captures the everyday experiences of elementary school. The seemingly long wait for recess, eating in a noisy lunchroom, and riding a bumpy bus to and from school-- her vivid poems match my memories, and I was happy to illustrate them!
Books come in packs of six (6), in English or Spanish. A curriculum guide is also available. For more information or to order books, please click here.
This book, compiled by Grace Lin and Robert Mercer, contains images of wooden "snowflakes" painted and donated by children's book artists around the world. Proceeds from the sale of this book go toward research efforts by the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. My snowflake shows a warm kiss under some mistletoe.