What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,
Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Miguel Tanco

h1 June 21st, 2019 by jules


Early sketch and final spread: “There is one thing I really like, though . . . MATH!”
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Over at Kirkus today, I’ve got some picture books looking for a little peace and quiet.

That is here.

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Last week, I wrote here about Miguel Tanco’s Count on Me (Tundra, June 2019). Today, I’ve some art from the book, and Miguel also shares some early sketches, reference images, etc. I thank him for sharing.


Early Sketches:


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Alternate cover
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Cover sketch
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Some Final Spreads:


“At home, everyone has a passion. My dad has one.”
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“And my mom has another one.”
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“Math is all around us. It’s often hidden, and I love finding it.”
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Some of Miguel’s Math-Is-Everywhere
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COUNT ON ME. Copyright © 2019 by Miguel Tanco. Illustrations reproduced by permission of the publisher, Tundra Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers, New York. All other images reproduced by permission of Miguel Tanco.

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