Briar Patch Bookstore in Bangor, ME kindly invited me to
do a signing. This young man asked me to draw R2D2 for him
... err, I tried my best ... it turned out to be R2's cousin.
has turned out to be a very busy month! Cape Elizabeth,
ME held their first Children's Author festival ... I had
the best time (as you can see!).
the New England SCBWI Conference, Springfield, MA, presenting
two workshops on Drawing from Memory and Social Networking.
Here I am in the bookstore with some of my books! It's a
thrill to find them there.
a lonely trek to Fort Kent, at the top of Maine, but I had
a fun day as part of the presentation team for their Author
I left Europe I called in at the London Book Fair and met
up with 'One Word Pearl'! Nice to see she is on her travels
Brussels at the most beautiful bookstore 'Treasure Trove'
for a fun afternoon with local children drawing pics from
'1,2,3 by the Sea'.
Bologna a quick hop to Paris and as part of the faculty
at Europolitan 2013 SCBWI conference I gave a presentation
on creating graphic novels.
Bologna Children's Book Fair with Euro SCBWI Co-ordinator,
Kirsten Carlson, and below on Charlesbridge' booth with
One Word Pearl..
Raiders' on sale ... wwith cover art and interior illo's
by me. It's a MG Civil War novel ready for 150th Anniversary
of Morgan's Raid. Lisa Trimble Actor did a great job.
"A rare combination of page-turning action set in an
important historical event' Grounded by compassion, humanity
and excellent writing' - quote from Bobbie Pyron (A Dog's
Way Home and The Dogs of Winter)
more at http://rebelraiders.us/
Word Pearl' by Nicole Groeneweg and published by Mackinac
Island Press/Charlesbridge available on pre-order pub date
Fun times at Kindling Words East!
Trailer for 1,2,3 by the Sea on Youtube
TRAILER CLICK HERE
by the Sea' written by Dianne Moritz and published by Kane
Miller is here!
Bear Journey of the Cubs - written by Anne Margaret Lewis
and illustrated by me is available!
weekend at the Eric Carle Museum Celebration and the R.Michelson
the Edward Gorey Exhibition in Portland, Maine, with Illustrator/Author
out at Princeton Book Festival! A windy and hot day, but
lots of crowds.
am I Here?' published in Korean!
great time at the Advanced
Illustrator's Workshop, Highlight's Foundation, Boyd's
Book Fair, Maine with a gaggle of authors and illustrators.
Thanks to Amy Hand super-librarian!
at Waterville Arts Festival, Maine 'Chalking it up!' with
the children - thanks to Waterville Library.
to be the featured
Artist in the July/August edition of SCBWI bulletin!
to Talk to an Autistic Kid' winds a ForeWord
Reviews BOTYA Gold Medal at ALA!
weekend at ALA Anaheim, signing books with Kane Miller
and Charlesbridge and meeting old friends!
for 'Fly Emma, Fly' by Anastasisa Suen, illustrated by me,
pub Kane Miller. The whole series now in library covers!
Had a great evening at Fablevision's
'Creative Juices' Art show!
Banner for NESCBWI
on the blog
Presented at Charlesbridge
Book Week, Watertown, MA.
store now open!
Article - Morning
second in NESCBWI Poster Contest 2012 People's Choice. Thanks
for all those who voted for me!
with Miss Marple's Musings http://joannamarple.com/?p=3269.
Harlow Gallery, Hallowell Maine for 'Lunch with an Artist'
4 in the Anastasia Suen series 'All Star Cheerleaders -
Fly, Emma, Fly' - available soon!
to take part in Princeton Children's Book Festival, NJ 2012
book illustrations in progress for Kane Miller Publishing
'Books for a Better Life Awards' NY Times Building, NY
New Jersey' Publication
Day Feb 1
for the May 2012 'Tell me a Story' illustration exhibit
at the Warwick Museum of Art (www.warwickmuseum.org)
New Jersey featured on David
L. Harrison's blog
New Jersey book trailer on Cynsations
2 books in the 'All Star Cheerleader' Anastasia Suen chapter
book series (Kane Miller) now on
to Talk to an Autistic Kid' awarded
Choice Award for the Family 2012.
New Jersey' on pre-order
Daily News reporting 'The Ugly Duckling' release
Saturday November 12th 10.30am to 12.30pm book signing for
'All Star Cheerleaders: Tick Tock, Taylor!' and demonstration
at Pittsfield Library, Pittsfield Maine. All welcome! Christmas
Book Fair with Usborne Books consultant Sue Hahn.
Ugly Ducking' available on ipad/itunes at Utales.com.
Awarded first prize of ipad2 in Utales classic tale competition.
to Talk to an Autistic Kid' by Daniel Stefanski/Hazel Mitchell
finalist in 16th Annual Books
for a Better Life award. Winners
announced March 2012, NY Time Center.
online soon - EBOOK 'The Ugly Ducking' reimagined by Hazel
Mitchell at Utales.com
by Bobbi Miller on
'Voice' in Illustration
of 'How To Talk To An Autistic Kid' - School
SCBWI LA Summer Conference
Star Cheerleaders, Tick Tock Taylor' on sale at Usborne
Books 2&3 'All Star Cheerleaders' by Anastasia Suen.
Two - Save the Best for Last, Abby
Book Three - Just So, Brianna.
Check out the fun web
Tock Taylor' by Anastasia
Suen and illustrated by Hazel Mitchell will be available
shortly from Kane and Miller. One in a series of four chapter
books for young readers mad about cheerleading!
SEASONS IN MAINE - School project with Corinna Elementary
4th Graders Maine is complete and can be purchased online
Well done the 4th grade classes 2010/2011 :-)
by Naomi Canale 'Dreams
Can Come True'
AM I HERE?'
awarded first place in Children's section Eric
Hoffer Independent Book Awards.
to Talk to an Autistic Kid' by Daniel Stefanski and
illustrated by Hazel Mitchell, published by Free spirit
Publishing available to purchase.
final weekend of Nevada SCBWI 2011 mentor program (mentored
by Priscilla Burris.)
Award from Maine Community Arts Fund to work with 4th grade
children at Corinna Elementary School Maine, to produce
a book to sell on Amazon. Watch this space for more details!
Illustrator on 'Illustration
Illustration - 'Hidden New Jersey' - A Search and Seek Book
for Charlesbridge Publishing, Boston, MA
- Chapter book Illustrations for Kane and Miller Publishing,
to Talk to an Autistic Kid' by Daniel Stefanski and
illustrated by Hazel Mitchell on pre-order.
Home" part of the
Maine Illustrator's Collective WINTER Exhibition at
Freeport Community Library, Maine
2010 - January 2011