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Book Review Friday: I Am Bat by Morgan Hood

Today’s review is on I am Bat by Morag Hood (2017).


Bat loves cherries and he doesn’t want anyone to touch them, but someone is taking them. 146 mots de plus


#bookspotlight The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald published by The Folio Society 1968

This First Edition published by the Folio Society 1968, is a very scarce edition of a well known classic.

Decorative yellow cloth cover with line drawing design and green lettering, green endpapers and green fore edge and publisher’s slipcase. 176 mots de plus

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Exploring cover drafts: dust jacket, 2-20-19

Here is a lo-res screenshot of the dust jacket:

I opted to chuck the fake cut-out text, as it didn’t quite feel right.

I have nudged the title on the front cover up slightly; otherwise this is essentially finished. 30 mots de plus


Work-in-Progress Wednesday: The Art Part of Picture Books

Confession, I’m a new illustrator. I have years and years of cartoon and manga-influenced characters, but sharing it with the world is completely new.

So when starting this picture book writing endeavor, I wrote several manuscripts. 178 mots de plus


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At the FabCafe in Shibuya some years ago, I picked up a sticker: MORE THAN  PROJECT. (It is actually a project from 2014-2016 to promote products from Japanese artisanal companies by Loftwork). 880 mots de plus