It’s time to meet the illustrator of Winnie and the Mystery of the Missing Moonstones, Maïlys Pitcher! Why did you decide to become an illustrator, and what are your future goals? Ever since I was little, I knew I wanted to work with pictures. I would spend all my time reading illustrated books and admiring the artwork, and drawing myself of course. Giving a story life through drawings has always been my passion. How can one make the emotion in … Read More
Continuing the series about JP Coman, we asked for a little more background on Winnie and the Mystery of the Missing Moonstones. If you missed Part 1 or Part 2, read them now! What can you tell us about Winnie and the Mystery of the Missing Moonstones? The book is designed for people ages 8 and up. It is a chapter book, with 26 chapters. The main characters are Winnie and Jerry Carver, brother and sister, and Oola and Humphrey, … Read More
Continuing the special series about JP Coman, we asked for their thoughts on writing. If you missed part 1, read it now! What do you think most characterizes your writing? Great dialog and interaction. Characters that are memorable, and scenes that you can visualize like a movie. Why did you choose to write Children’s Fantasy? The worlds that children inhabit can be fun and inventive. Children often say things that are so far out it sparks our imagination. What does … Read More
JP Coman is releasing the extensively revised Winnie and the Mystery of the Missing Moonstones on September 6, 2019, just in time for Read a Book Day! Enjoy this 3 post series where we get to know the writing team of JP Coman a little better! Just who is JP Coman? We are a married couple just celebrating our 40th anniversary, and we’ve raised 3 children who are successful in faith and life. Instead of waiting until some future date, … Read More
Taylor Overbey had a great group of kids to read to at Corporal Middlebrook Elementary School in Lafayette last week! He read from The I-Wants and the Gimmies and The Snit and George Franklin Whit and shared stories about his characters. Many thanks to Lori Guillory for all her help and for sharing these great pictures!