Illustrations from new picture book “Just My Mama and Me” by Maggie Ford, illustrated by Jan Dolby, 2023.
A perfect book for anyone who dreamed of being a parent, but struggled with IVF or waiting for the perfect soulmate. This touching picture book reflects the increasing diversity of how families are made today and explores the journey of having a baby as a single parent by choice. Just My Mama and Me, is a wonderful, light-hearted introduction for children on how babies are made through In Vitro Fertilization leading the young reader to take away that love is all you need to make a family today.
Curlilocks and the Three Hares
Illustrated by Jan Dolby
Little Press Publishing
Dripping dye, sizzling styles, and excess accessories -just-right?
Curlilocks & the Three Hares is a modern fairy-tale early reader for guaranteed fun.
Everyone far and wide loves Curlilocks’ hair. Everyone except for Curlilocks, who is ready to quit her curls and discover her “just right” ‘do.
With picture day fast approaching, Curlilocks is ready to quit her curls. When she finds the three Hares of the local salon have hopped out, Curlilocks chooses to take her hair into her own hands. Dripping dye, sizzling styles, and excess accessories lead to ‘hair’larious results that leave Curlilocks in a tangle. She will need a curltastic idea to reclaim her mane and her confidence before picture day.
Discussion questions are included to continue the conversation with your young reader.
Children will delight in this modern-day fairy tale twist. Curlilocks & the Three Hares is book two in this engaging and entertaining illustrated early reader series. Be sure to check out Willa the Werewolf (book one) and Digital Red (book three).
Illustrated Early Reader.
Pumpkin People illustration
Illustration created using Photoshop.
Halloween Candy Car illustrations
Halloween illustration completed using Photoshop.