Category Archives: Children’s Books

I’m a Winner

of : Reflecto Girl’s Lost Notebook It’s always a lovely surprise when you win something, this prize came in the mailbox (snail mail) all the way from the UK, by Violet Plum of Violet’s veg*n e-comics. The package was a … Continue reading

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STOMP – word of the week

“Stomp” was Illustration Friday‘s work of the week. Have you ever noticed that when a child is stomping around in puddles that they look down, maybe, excited for the anticipated change of currant.:) Illustration #1 – Conqueror Illustration #2 – … Continue reading

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Polka Dots and Gurple the Purple Dragon

Gurple the Purple Dragon loves to glide into a playful ski of colour and magical dots. Have you ever looked up at the night ski and wonder what those white dots are. If you like Gurple the Purple Dragon and … Continue reading

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Dragon – Illustration Friday

It is almost five years ago that “Gurple the Purple Dragon” was born.  I always wanted a pet dragon so I created my friend GURPLE, but I haven’t seen her for four years until today when I wanted to participate … Continue reading

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PEOPLE – Illustration Friday

August 28 2015 – Illustration Friday theme PEOPLE With the RAIN and SUN this Summer PEOPLE have been using the umbrella whether (Weather) for the down poor of water or to keep the heat off of the PERSON. People are … Continue reading

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Heart – Illustration Friday

Theme this week for Illustration Friday is HEART The birds are made from my linocut blocks and printed onto fabric mat board. From my series “Meditative Threads” combined with my “Birds in Flight” an on going series of bird making. … Continue reading

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“Grow” Illustration Friday

Submission for Illustration Friday Mama and her babies, Robins have their second or third brood in August. Summer babies, a growing family. Pen & Ink and water-colour on paper. Art by

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The Cherry Thief – Children’s Book Review

The Cherry Thief by Renata Galindo Kudos to Galindo for both story and illustrations, she does an exceptional job at making an investigation to find a thief, fun and an imaginative adventure. Galindo’s illustrations are simple crayon drawings, primary colours … Continue reading

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Shadow Chasers – Children Book Review

Shadow Chasers by Elly Mackay Even thought the cover of the book is shown above, these quotes are from the back of the book; “Surprising as it is nakedly inspirational.” – Jay Bushara, The Huffington Post “Glowing paper dioramas are … Continue reading

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Once upon a northern night – Children’s Book Review

Once upon a northern night Author Jean E. Pendziwol Pictures by Isabelle Arsenault This book is written and illustrated as a poem, it flows with creativity. The title of the book is repeated throughout, reminding us that we are in … Continue reading

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