Also, a fun interview. . .
Here is the spread I mention as a favorite, in the interview, as a sketch:
. . and the final image before text placement:
partial wording from this spread ~
"Carol Ann felt her face turn warm with happiness. She tucked the flower behind her ear, just like Maile's."
Great News! Marimba has a special introductory price of $5 for this book through the rest of the month. (This is valid for purchases through the Marimba or Just Us Books web sites only)
A teacher's guide for the book is also available for free downloading at Marimba's web site:
Also! ~ Check out my wonderful art agent, Christina A. Tugeau's blog!