Sketches from the Author
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I explored another style for Charlotte before landing on the final look.
This is Charlotte’s final look.
I first laid out scenes for the book with simple graphic elements.
Then illustrated them in black and white to capture the correct light and shadow.
Lastly I created the final color image.
This book left me and my daughter feeling meh. There's not much to the story. There's a feeble attempt at inserting some pirate language into the text but it's pretty lame, more... Read morePublished 1 month ago by lks99
I read this today and loved every moment of it. Charlotte Jane learned the value of a good night's sleep while traversing a book of charming illustrations and formidable oomph.Published on February 19, 2012 by Lionman
Charlotte Jane is born with formidable oomph that keeps her one step ahead of her pirate family. "I like to get all the juice out of my days! Read morePublished on October 30, 2011 by Madigan McGillicuddy