Did you know that a very special holiday is coming up on October 31st of this year? No, I’m not talking about Halloween. On October 31, 1517, a courageous man named Martin Luther made history when he nailed his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg, Germany, proposing that salvation is by grace alone […]
Imagine living in an area that has been recently struck by an earthquake. As you begin trying to return to your normal daily routine, nothing is quite the same. What if the building you are entering right now suffered undetected structural damage? Might it collapse at any moment? What if an aftershock hits your home […]
It’s almost time to introduce a new Early Star Book to the world! Our upcoming book will feature classic children’s bedtime poems, perfect for helping your little ones quiet down and drift off into the land of sleep. The rhythm and magic of these time-tested poems will be combined with colorful photos, some of ordinary […]
Pix Goes to London is now officially available to purchase from Amazon.com! Pix is a lovable, camera-toting panda who enjoys traveling the world. When he’s not out globetrotting, he can usually be found chatting with kids about history and geography, which are far more fascinating subjects than your school textbooks may have let on. In this […]
Pix the Panda is a cartoon drawn on paper that came to life and decided to travel the globe looking for interesting places to photograph. In Book 1 of Pix the Panda’s World Tour, scheduled for release August 8, Pix visits the historic city of London. He tells us about Buckingham Palace, London Bridge, and much more! At the end […]
The proof of our upcoming book, Pix Goes to London, just arrived! The excitement level was high as our resident book testers had the opportunity to read about Pix for the very first time. The kids were immediately captivated by the panda character on the front cover and wanted to know his name. The four year old sat still […]
I’m working on some lighthouse coloring book illustrations this week. This beauty is the Rebecca Shoal Light, and it sat on a dangerous coral bank off the coast of Florida from 1886 to 1953. This picture shows how it looked after the light was automated and the lower landings were removed.
I had a great time last week doing Easter mini sessions for some adorable little ones! It was really fascinating to see their individual personalities come out in their varied reactions to the little wind-up chick. More photos are coming soon, but for now here is a quick little peek at some of the cuteness I […]
Last year we published our first children’s book (What Can I Be?) because we were listening to our fans and striving to meet your needs. Now we want to continue our pattern of listening to your opinions as we work on some exciting new books to be released soon. After all, there are a lot of children’s books […]
Baby Adriel was the best little model for his one-month photos! He tried to stay awake, but eventually gave in and nodded off. He must have been dreaming about something wonderful, because he gave me the sweetest little smile in his sleep!
Just had to share a few favorites from a recent mini session with one of my favorite little models, trying out some of our newest props. I’m kind of in love with the baby-sized bow tie!
Our latest Early Star book is now available on Amazon.com! What Can I Be? is a read-aloud for girls of all ages, encouraging them to dream big dreams for the future. Each page turn brings a different short poem about an occupation, illustrated with photos of a 9-month-old baby in costume. Order your copy here for that special […]