Miss Mary Mack, all dressed in black, with silver buttons all down her back. She cannot read, she cannot write, but she can smoke her daddy’s pipe. She asked her mother for fifty cents, to see the elephants jump over … Continue reading →
While waiting to embark on my search for a new-to-me old latch plate (like I need an excuse to go to the antique shops!), I could get right to work finishing final illustrations. Mmmm, yeah. But sometimes it’s tough to get right toit. That’s when doodling comes in handy, even if the need for this character sketch was not a priority.
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Welcome to Design of the Picture Book! I'm Carter Higgins, and I'm a writer and librarian for kids. I spent a spectacular stint as the Children's Book Editor at <a href="http://www.designmom.com/">Design Mom</a> which I loved! You can find my column <a href="http://www.designmom.com/category/childrens-lit/">here</a>.<br /> I'm a K-6 librarian, a former-ish graphic designer, an SCBWI member, and a huge fan of words and pictures.<br /> Represented by <a href="http://www.rpcontent.com/">Rubin Pfeffer of Rubin Pfeffer Content, LLC</a>.