Category Archives: Children’s Publishing Art

A ‘nutcracker’ of a year?…..

I  have always loved Nutcrackers…. collected a few while my kids were young and every Thanksgiving they come out of the antique chest they call home the rest of the year and hang around until sometime after New Years. This … Continue reading

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BOOK CLASS FOR ILLUSTRATORS….

I am most pleased to spread the word about what promises to be a wonderful semester class called CREATING THE PICTURE BOOK!  Author/illustrator Steve Henry and long time editor Barbara Lalicki have developed a course for Pratt that will help … Continue reading

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A Highlights highlight!…Szalay!

AUG. 8, 2018 – Highlights magazine has honored illustrator Dave Szalay of Richfield, Ohio, for his illustration of the verse titled “I Love Our Country”, which was published in the July 2018 issue. The illustration was named “Best of the … Continue reading

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the BEST MOMENTS

if pictures tell stories better than words…..this photo tells it all!   WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO!  This is Priscilla Burris opening her first box of books of HELLO SCHOOL the first picture book she has totally written and … Continue reading

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DITTIES…the Way To Go?

I just had to write today about the great obsession..I mean habit… of doing perhaps even daily “ditties!”  or that’s what I love to call them.  Little ‘somethings’….a sketch, or quick thought visually.  They can be from life as you … Continue reading

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Gendron-SOI LA 56!

We are so pleased to report that CATHY GENDRON  has been accepted into the LA Soc. of Illustrator’s 56th Annual Illustration Competition with Mardi Gras in Bugland!!   Congratulations !!

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BIG START TO A NEW YEAR!….

HAPPY 2018 everyone!  I’m writing this while being snow bound in CT by a whipping Nor’Easter blizzard today that has hit most of the East Coast! …it does have a way of stopping us in our tracks!  But it’s a … Continue reading

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