i illustrated the covers of two new middle grade novels, both of which came out on march 18th. the first is the riverman, the first book in a trilogy by aaron starmer, published by FSG books for young readers:
i was lucky enough to attend the launch party - which took place on a hudson river cruise! - where i met the author and the friendly people at macmillan publishing group. designer beth clark and i are already starting work on the cover for the second book in the trilogy, which will be published next spring.