Good news! Publishers Weekly gave Dogs a War a coveted starred review.
It’s that time of year! New York ComicCon comes to the Javitz Center in New York City from Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 13. Here’s where I will be, along with Dogs of War artist Nathan Fox.
Wednesday, October 9
NYCC Pre-Con party at Bergen Street Comics, Brooklyn
Sunday, October 13
NYCC Panel: Creating Graphic Novels for Kids 12-1 p.m. Room 1A17
October 29th! The official publication date for my newest book, Dogs of War, which is coming out from Scholastic Graphix. (Thank you David Saylor, Phil Falco, and Lisa Sandell for all your hard work and support!) Dogs of War is new creative territory for me. It’s my first graphic novel—although I’ve edited a number of …
Free Teaching Guide Scholastic Graphix publishes an excellent guide to using graphic novels in the classroom or school library. Here’s a pdf of it. graphix_teachers_guide
So I’m waiting for the elevator in our apartment building. One of our neighbors recycles on a once-every-couple-decades basis, hence the messy stack of assorted magazines from the 1970s on up. The elevator’s really slow, so I idly thumb through an old copy of LIFE and spot this World War I photo of a French courier dog.
I’m working with Kevin Duggan, my collaborator in art and life, on a new picture book, an exciting adventure story about a whale in trouble, a daring, dangerous rescue, and a . . . nope! No spoilers!
The crow is often viewed as an urban pest. But that’s not how Sheila Keenan and Kevin Duggan see it. They consider the crow one of the smartest animals around.
Read an interview with the author and illustrator of As the Crow Flies
The authors of “As The Crow Flies,” Sheila Keenan and Kevin Duggan, talk about their book and about crows in Troy, NY at Market Block Books. 10/13/12
Check out the “As the Crow Flies” trailer.