. . . I haven't been around much lately (not to mention all the relatives visiting from out of town this summer):
*1. I just finished my next picture book, PEDDLES. As of last Thursday, all the final art is in the hands of my capable art director at Simon and Schuster. Stay tuned for updates through the following year. He's due out January 2016.
*2. My posterior has been in the chair every available moment working on Peddles and concurrently providing, since the second week in July, a lap for BEATRIX! Bea is my new Scottish Fold kitten.
It was a herculean feat keeping my concentration going, as you might imagine.
My Facebook posts of her were so popular, she now has her own page. So if you want to see more, pop on and give her a "like." https://www.facebook.com/BeaTheFold
Hope you all have had a great summer and, as ever, thanks for stopping by!
Oink and meow,