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Poetry Friday Macaroni & Chewy Cheese

I’m featuring silly limericks today for Poetry Friday. I heard through the grapevine that July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day. Tabatha Yeatts, at The Opposite of Indifference, our Poetry Friday host extraordinaire put out a call for Mac … Continue reading

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Upbeat thoughts, haiku and illustration

winter wonders all around, right-side-up up-side- down, dreaming sky high . . . © 2017 Michelle Kogan Some upbeat thoughts for the kid in all of us.  A haiku inspired by my illustration for the SCBWI kite prompt.  

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Story & quick sketch for the 6th Annual Halloweensie Contest 2016

Susanna Leonard Hill is once again hosting her Annual halloweensie Writing Contest, it’s the 6th this year. For the story we had to include these three words: moon, ghost, and spider. Our stories also have to appeal to kids and … Continue reading

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#Inktober2016 Day 14 WIP

WIP, early inking of a picture book illustration.

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#Illustration #scbwi 2016 #tomiedepaolaaward

Just sent in my ‪Illustration for the ‪SCBWI 2016  ‪Tomie dePaola Award Contest. Here’s a detail from the Illustration.

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New Summer Illustration: Diverse #scbwidrawthis

  A new illustration for the SCBWI (Society of children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) Draw This August Prompt: Diverse.  July Gardens are full of diversity in both flora and fauna…

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My Pretty Fly Illustration Entry for July’s SCBWI Draw This Prompt

Pretty Fly was my July entry for the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) Draw This competition,  #scbwidrawthis. The Challenge word was ADVENTURE… Find more great entries here: http://www.drawthisadventure.blogspot.com PS. Pretty Fly was inspired by the Condylostylus sp. Dolichopodidae … Continue reading

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Discovery: Lizie’s Quest, My Entry for Susanna Leonard Hill’s 2nd Annual Illustration Contest

Discovery: Lizie’s Quest is my entry for Susanna Leonard Hill’s 2nd Annual Pretty Much World Famous Illustration Contest for Children’s Illustrators!  Lizie’s discovering all different sources for his worm quest. Presently he’s investigating the genus: Lumbricus known to us common folk as … Continue reading

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Spring Critters, Li’l Rusty: Mini Archival Print in my Etsy Shop

Thinking about Spring… Just listed this illustration Li’l Rusty, as a mini archival print in my Etsy Shop. Here’s hoping Li’l Rusty high tales out of there before the beaver catches up with her…   Visit the print in my Etsy … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2015 from Turtle Dove and his friends!

I didn’t know the Turtle Dove was a threatened bird. My friends here are trying to spread some awareness for this special critter… Turtle Dove and  Friends, threatened species, © 2014 pen and ink and photoshop.

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