by abby on February 9, 2016 | Comment
It’s today! It’s today! The Pages Between Us officially publishes today. Eeeeee!
This morning, I headed over to my local bookstore and found it on the shelf. It also never gets old to actually hold a book in my hand that I helped to create. It feels like seeing an old friend after several months.
This publication is even more special because I was able to contribute illustrations within the book. Wanna sneak peek at the inside? You got it!
The book design is a combination of set novel type and handwriting along with taped in pieces of paper. Like this:
Along with those notes and narrative text the girls have doodled in the book. Here are some of my interior illustrations:
There are more illustrations, but I do want you to pick up the book and see the rest in context. I think it’s a good sign when your own artwork still makes you grin.
I’m so proud of the design and artwork in this middle grade novel. I was even genuinely surprised that during a book review I was mentioned by name!
I hope you will take a look at the book for yourself. It would make a wonderful gift for a girl from 7-12 years old.