Friday, June 13, 2008

Picture Bookie News Flashes.... *:)

The PICTURE BOOKIES are busy! Just look at what is going on.
Gina Pfleegor has welcomed a new baby, Emma James Pfleegor and is in the process of moving into a new home with her husband and Emma. She is also working on her newest book, and enjoying the success of "I LIKE GUM" published by Shenanigan Books.

Sherry Rogers is also too busy for words, but not for PICTURES as she works to complete three more picture books!
Her website and blog will give you all the great details and some sneak peeks besides.

Bron Smith has launched a spectacular painting adventure, Painting in Paradise and you really need to check out his course of study...or GO THERE yourself!

Paige Keiser is so busy we may not see much of her online as she completes THREE new trade books, and a possible fourth. We all wish her the very best and support her with our cheers. Three, no FOUR cheers for you Paige!

And also happily busy with illustrating, as well as family and friends, Amy Cullings Moreno is working to finish a series for the USDA which will be due later this summer as well as keeping up with her gorgeous pen and ink renderings of fine homes.

Kristi Valiant is also working on her latest leveled reader series and is looking forward to creating the illustrations for a trade book as well.

In the latest issue ofThe Prairie WindThe Prairie Wind,
Kate Rietzshared with everyone how she found her style in the latest issue of the and has been working on many aspects of her illustrating career. And she has just signed on with an agent in London. More to come......

Ginger Nielson is finishing up the illustrations on her seventh children's picture book, a Rhyming adventure of some out of the ordinary African animals.

We encourage others to visit our collective website The Picture Bookies read the personal interviews of all the illustrator/authors, and visit their personal websites. You will enjoy the "journey."

And LAST but not LEAST take time out to visit the The Picture Bookies Showcase a gallery of 50 wonderful children's illustrators dedicated to bringing joy into the lives of children AND adults!

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