Tag Archives: Wilbur the Duck

Coloring Book Covers

I’m very happy with the covers that my illustrator Josh McGill created for my first coloring book. Thank you, Josh! Russ Advertisements

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Project Updates

As “The Duck Who Flew Upside Down” nears the finish line, I’m beginning to focus on what my next book project which is likely to be a hardcover compilation of three or four stories involving Clyde the green giraffe. Two have … Continue reading

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Coming Soon!

Coming Soon: The Duck Who Flew Upside Down. Wilbur Mallard is a most unusual duck. He is funny-looking and can only fly upside down. I believe that Wilbur and his friends will delight children and their loved ones. This is … Continue reading

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More Illustrations from The Duck Who Flew Upside Down

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Concept Illustrations in Color and Some Updates

The first concept color illustration is for “The Duck Who Flew Upside Down”–the story that is scheduled to become my fourth book to be released. It appears at this point that “Duck” will be about 10 pages longer than my … Continue reading

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“Duck” Revised, and Process Update

My wife thought the parts about the coyote were too graphic for the target age group. She is probably right that a coyote mangling a goose’s leg is a bit over the top for young children. But I still wanted to … Continue reading

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Josh McGill is a Patient Man

Josh McGill is my illustrator. Besides being quite talented, he meets deadlines, and keeps his word. He is something that is also very important to me. Patient. It isn’t unusual for a barrage of a dozen or more emails and sometimes a … Continue reading

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