It’s officially the first day of summer!
We’re currently buried beneath nine inches of snow at our house, but just a week ago I was raking leaves with some “help” from a friend. We’re both smiling in this illustration, but only one of us is having a good time!
“Nuttin’ to see here, folks.” The squirrels in my neighborhood spend a good deal of time hiding/finding/moving acorns, but they’ve stepped it up a notch. Happy fall y’all! And happy spring to my Southern Hemisphere friends!
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of, The Pumpkin Runner. I so enjoyed illustrating Marsha Arnold’s tale, and am grateful to the good folks at Dial Books for Young Readers for giving me the opportunity. Also, a hearty THANKS to those of you who’ve added this title to your picture book collection. Without your support, Joshua Summerhayes and Yellow Dog would by now have run out of steam.
I've been exploring different illustrative styles. Here is a cat portrayed in three distinctive styles.