For this week only, Familius is offering 40% off my two new books, 10 Little Monsters Visit Oregon and Rude Dude’s Book of Food. Both books are great for children and make wonderful gifts (I’m just sayin’)!
ABOUT THE BOOK 10 Little Monsters Visit Oregon Written by Rick Walton and Illustrated by Jess Smart Smiley From the Astoria Column and Crater Lake to Tillamook Cheese and Powell’s Books, these 10 Little Monsters discover some of the most unique and interesting things about Oregon and what it has to offer. Silly, over-the-top fun, … Continue reading
My newest book is out, just in time for Halloween! Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book is filled with spooky-fun and cutesy-quirky monsters in 10 full-color imaginative scenes. (You can think of the book as Where’s Waldo, but with family-friendly monsters.) I’ve had an absolute blast illustrating the book and coming up with critters, … Continue reading
All month I’ve been running a contest, where I’ve offered 3 signed copies of Rumpus on the Run, as well as 3 digital PDFs. The results are in and I’m happy to announce our winners: Congratulations to our six winners, and keep watching this blog for more chances to win!
CUT IT I’ve always loved potato stamps–they’re easy to make and fun to use. (I’ve even used variations of potato stamps in some of my drawings and paintings!) Here I’ve cut the edges of a potato to make a Rumpus body. I cut out a circle for the eye. PAINT IT We used green … Continue reading
MONSTER WALLPAPER What’s better than celebrating Halloween? Celebrating with a new wallpaper for your desktop, phone or tablet! Rock this monster-themed wallpaper for the month of October, featuring characters from my newest book for children, Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book, out October 15. DOWNLOAD THE WALLPAPER HERE! PRE-ORDER THE BOOK Want to … Continue reading
WIN A SIGNED COPY Happy October, everyone! To celebrate Halloween and the upcoming release of my newest children’s book, Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book, I’ll be giving away 3 signed copies and 3 PDFs of the book! The book is filled with spooky-fun and cutesy-quirky monsters in 10 full-color imaginative scenes. (You … Continue reading
CELEBRATE THE SUMMER OF FREE! 2013 has been a busy year for me – I moved into a new studio, finished two books for children, made a t-shirt for DisneyPixar’s Toy Story, and taught a 5-day workshop on making comics for teens. Phew! I thought I’d take just a minute to breathe in some of that … Continue reading
Last week, over 100 of you voted on the new cover for Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book on my blog, Facebook and on Kickstarter, and now the results are in! Meet the cover for Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book! THE VOTES While reading through all your votes and comments, I noticed … Continue reading
My monsters and I want you to have a happy weekend. Okay?