If you know any brave little monsters, won’t you please bring them to the Book Stall in Winnetka, Illinois, USA, this Thursday afternoon at 4:00 for a Halloween party? They can make a photo of themselves as Melly from NOT VERY SCARY! http://bookstallblog.blogspot.com/2014/10/annual-childrens-halloween-party.html
Not to be missed, this post by Greg Pizzoli (especially if you like to learn about how a book illustrator makes it all come together–and has some fun with inside jokes in the process)! Illustrator Greg Pizzoli’s article on the making of Not Very Scary. Here’s a snippet:
In a way the whole look of the book felt like my version of a tribute to one of my art heroes, Charles Schulz, and I directly referenced his work from the “A Charlie Brown Christmas” movie …
Greetings! I had the pleasure of being interviewed recently about Not Very Scary for my alma mater’s blog. That sounds boring, but it’s not, really! See the interview.