What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,
Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Natalie Russell

h1 February 14th, 2014 by jules


“And without a word he drew the sun, big and round, right at the top of his page –
a bright sun especially for Flamingo.”

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This morning over at Kirkus, I write about Jon J Muth’s Hi, Koo! It’s fabulous in many directions. That link is here.

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Last week, I wrote here about UK author-illustrator Natalie Russell’s Lost for Words, and I’m following up with some art from it today.

Enjoy.


“Tapir had some pencils and a nice new notebook. But he didn’t know what to write.
He stared at the clean page and tried to think of something. Anything!
But nothing popped into his head. It felt empty, just like his page.”

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“… three friends so important that they needed a page all of their own!”
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LOST FOR WORDS. Copyright © 2013 by Natalie Russell. First United States version published in 2014 by Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta. All images here reproduced by permission of the publisher.

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One comment to “What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,
Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Natalie Russell”

  1. This looks WONDERFUL!


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