January 2013

May 2012

Hattiesburg on my mind.

By |2019-03-07T20:32:08-08:00May 18th, 2012|inspiration, same same but different, school visits + events|

This morning Tulsi whispered in my ear, “Pssssst, let’s go for a ride on a butterfly.” “Let’s,” I replied. In case you didn’t already know, you know now who keeps me in check. And busy. There is much I want to share from the past couple months! Where to begin? I'll start with Hattiesburg, Mississippi...I [...]

March 2012

February 2012

New Interactive Book Art! – Travel Behind-the-Scenes of my book

By |2019-03-07T20:32:08-08:00February 22nd, 2012|everyday, illustration, india, inspiration, picture books, same same but different, writing kid's books|

I just created a page "FOR KIDS" (and parents, teachers, big kids...) -- it is now in my menu above. I think it's super fun, and I hope it will inspire young authors and illustrators. At the top is an interactive page with 27 different "clicks" that shares some of my writing & art process [...]

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November 2011

SSBD Reprint!

By |2019-03-07T20:32:09-08:00November 29th, 2011|same same but different, school visits + events|

So while I was on the road, my editor delivered the COOOOLEST news! First, SSBD was printed in both Japanese and Korean. AND Second, SSBD went into its second printing after just 4 weeks in the U.S.! I received this photo of spreads as they came off the press in NJ -- which is doubly [...]

September 2011

August 2011


By |2019-03-07T20:32:09-08:00August 14th, 2011|everyday, illustration, same same but different|

Four months ago, I said I would post on the 13th of every month, in a countdown celebration for the release of my new picture book, Same, Same but Different. Um, while my excitement did not diminish, Summer took over. Hee. Here's an update: After the smoke and wild winds left, the bears came. Patrick [...]

May 2011