Children’s book ILLUSTRATIONS

I have illustrated more than half a dozen children’s books; some I also wrote. Here is a selection from them.

I wrote and illustrated The Remarkable Story of the Very First Flower. It was published through Author House in 2010 and is available through them, Amazon, and Barnes and Nobles.

The Remarkable Story of the Very First  Flower front cover

The Remarkable Story of the Very First Flower front cover

page 1 "A LONG, long time ago...

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“A LONG, long time ago…

page 2 There were no flowers on the earth. Nor were there people her. Then the world was a world of GIANTs--giant plants and giant animals called DINOSAURS.

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There were no flowers on the earth. Nor were there people her. Then the world was a world of GIANTs–giant plants and giant animals called DINOSAURS.

page 3 The DINOSAURS ruled this sleepy world of long ago with LOUD ROARS and heavy steps. Its must have been a lonely, unfriendly time.

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The DINOSAURS ruled this sleepy world of long ago with LOUD ROARS and heavy steps. Its must have been a lonely, unfriendly time.

THE LITTLE BLUE LAMB was written by Wayne F. Maxwell, Jr. and illustrated by me. It is available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

The Little Blue Lamb cover

The Little Blue Lamb cover

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page 28 Heather and all the animals followed the star until it stopped. They looked at one another in amazement, for the star had stopped over a humble stable. What could a crude stable hold that would change the world forever?

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Heather and all the animals followed the star until it stopped. They looked at one another in amazement, for the star had stopped over a humble stable. What could a crude stable hold that would change the world forever?

 

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THE WORM THAT WANTED TO FLY is a children’s book for pre-school kids. It’s available on Kindle.

The Worm That Wanted to Fly cover

The Worm That Wanted to Fly cover

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Jennifer's Journey cover

Jennifer’s Journey cover

Jennifer’s Journey by Wayne Maxwell Jr. is the story of boy’s attempt to save the life of his sick dog by taking her to Lourdes.

The Miracle of Sandy Duck cover

The Miracle of Sandy Duck cover

If you read this book you’ll gain a new respect for the intelligence of birds, that is to say, ducks.

Celeste, Oliver & the Holey Wall cover

Celeste, Oliver & the Holey Wall cover

In this book for school age children, written and illustrated by me, Celeste teaches the rude prince Oliver a lesson.

A Basket of Birds cover

A Basket of Birds cover

I wrote A Basket of Birds based on my first three years in New York City, then did the typesetting and book design for it.