Category Archives: in progress

I-90 Floating Bridge, 1955

This is one of my favorite spreads from A Ticket to the Pennant, a children’s book I’m working on set in south Seattle of 1955. It features the iconic Indeginious-meets-moderne facade at the west end of the I-90 floating bridge. It was designed … Continue reading

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Larry Gets Lost Under the Sea

Hot on the tail of Elliott the Otter I’m pleased to announce the latest Larry book, Larry Gets Lost Under the Sea. Between these two books I’ve been a fixture at the #SeattleAquarium doing research. Below are some of fish … Continue reading

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Larry Gets Lost in Washington, DC

I’ve had more pre-publication interest in Larry Gets Lost in Washington, DC than any Larry book so far. I even sent a pdf of an early draft to one family that was headed there on vacation and just couldn’t wait. … Continue reading

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Portland ABC

Here’s a sneak peek at Portland ABC. It’s much more stylized than previous Larry books. I tried to evoke the feeling of old two color printing. Sort of. On some pages I used two colors, some three, some four. I … Continue reading

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Prince Prospero

While designing Prospero it became obvious that my attraction to Poe’s “Red Death” was due primarily to Roger Corman’s RED DEATH –the 1964 film starring Vincent Price. The short story describes him briefly, “the Prince Prospero was happy and dauntless … Continue reading

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Masque, page 1

The story turned out to be more pages than I expected, but ebooks offer a unique design advantage. This is page one: The leaves are designed to look like little human bodies, which will fall off and blow away. When … Continue reading

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Larry Gets Lost in Prehistoric Times

We’ve been so busy with the details of trying to finish Larry Gets Lost in Prehistoric Times that I don’t think I’ve officially announced that the title is now Larry Gets Lost in Prehistoric Times. Here are a couple of … Continue reading

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