The Story Circle Book Release Blog Tour!!!!!

Mon, May 30
Inkygirl: Reading, Writing and Illustrating Children’s Books
I answer 3 questions about my studio and my work process.

Tues, May 31
I answer some more questions and there’s a book giveaway!

Wed, June 1
Smiling Otis Studio
Take a virtual tour around my tiny artist’s studio.

Thur, June 2
Writing for Kids (While Raising Them)
I answer more questions this time about my experience working on a bilingual picture book. And a giveaway!

Fri, June 3
Wandering Witchery
I make an Acrostic Poem from the English version of my book’s title. I considered trying to do one in Spanish as well, but in all honesty, I’m not very fluent.

Sat, June 4
Hey, Jim Hill!
Watch the step-by-step process of the image featured on the top of the blog tour flyer from rough thumbnail sketch to printed page.

Sun, June 5
Texas Librarian
A review of my book and some more questions about my work answered.

Mon, June 6
My Word Playground
Give your creative muscles a workout with this prompt for your own illustration.

Tues, June 7
What We’re Reading
Another review and I answer more questions about being a working illustrator.

Wed., June 8
The Sub It Club
In this installment of the blog tour, I talk about how I went from the initial submission process to how I ended up being the illustrator for The Story Circle.

Thur, June 9
Learning in Two Languages
I answer questions about how I came to be an illustrator and my artistic path into picture books.

Fri, June 10
Another book giveaway plus I answer questions focused on what’s coming up for my art.

Sat, June 11
Pragmatic Mom
One more book giveaway, plus I list some of my favorite bilingual picture books.

Sun, June 12
Anna Staniszewski
I show my art process of how I stay organized while creating a 32 page book of sequential art.

Sun, June 26
Unleashing Readers
I interview the author about her inspiration for the book and how she brings it to classrooms.

I’ll be thrilled if you visit each blog and leave a comment. Sign up for the giveaways. Enjoy the behind the scenes look into the creation of this book.