Socks For Bookstores

Socks For Bookstores

I drew cats for these socks from Libro.fm - Libro.fm lets you support your local independent bookstore when you're buying your audiobooks, and proceeds from these socks will go to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, the non-profit organization that helps...

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Dadwell

Dadwell

If you're not busy watching football this Thursday - or alternatively, if you like to watch football but mute the commentators and listen to completely unrelated podcast material - consider checking out my interview on the Dadwell podcast. You can also sync it up to...

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Rey and Pals countdown and more!

Rey and Pals countdown and more!

Just one more week until Rey and Pals comes out, and you can read a little bit about the process behind making the book on io9. Meanwhile, my picture book My Teacher Is A Robot came out back in June, basically right after school was out - but school is about to start...

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San Diego Comic Con!

I would make a fancier post but I've got to get on a plane! I'll be at San Diego Comic Con this weekend:THURSDAY: 5-6PM Chronicle Booth #1506FRIDAY: 1230-130PM Autograph Area #253-4PM Offsite - San Diego Central Library "Science and History in...

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My Teacher Is A Robot

My Teacher Is A Robot

Today is the day my new picture book comes out! If you're in the Chicago area, I'll be at The Book Stall in Winnetka this afternoon. And Saturday, I'll be at the Crystal Lake Barnes & Noble. I actually started working on this book almost five years ago, so it's...

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Star Wars Celebration

Star Wars Celebration

This weekend is Star Wars Celebration at McCormick Place here in Chicago! I'll be there signing both Friday and Saturday from 12-12:30PM at booth #3835 (Please note, book purchase is required). I'll also be at the Lucasfilm Publishing Panel at 4:45PM Friday, at the...

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C2E2

C2E2

This Sunday I'll be at C2E2 here in Chicago! At noon I'll be participating in the OMG Middle Grade Books panel, followed by a signing in the autograph area. Until then, I'll actually be working on my next middle grade book...

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Research and Inspiration

Research and Inspiration

Here's a few bits of research and inspiration for my Lucy & Andy Neanderthal series. The Geno 2.0 box is from National Geographic's Genographic project, which I used to learn that I have 2.2% Neanderthal DNA. The Neanderthals...

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Certain Points Of View

Certain Points Of View

I'm deep into working on the final art for Lucy & Andy Neanderthal book 3, but found time to contribute to the From A Certain Point Of View Star Wars anthology. Head over to starwars.com to get a complete step-by-step look into the process...

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My First Paying Gig!

My First Paying Gig!

Way back in 1991, I had my first paying illustration job - images for a book by the father of one of my high school classmates. The book is unavailable (though you can see Mr. Murray's current work online at the Digital Couch) and the original...

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Reading Materials

Reading Materials

Here's just about every book I read the last few years while working on my Lucy & Andy Neanderthal series.

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