The great team at West Margin Press put together a learning guide free to download here. Meet the authors, learn about Dena’ina culture, discuss the ideas in the book, complete a word search, draw and make your own drinking tube!
At my day job I was interviewed about what my work outside of work is all about. Read the interview, Spotlight on… MINDY here… Mindy Dwyer, Marketing & Graphics Assistant at The Food Co-op is multi-talented, with a Food Co-op career that spans 11 years – she started in 2009 as a Graphics Assistant, left […]
“…the book’s creators have accomplished no easy task – a modern retelling of a traditional Dena’ina Athabascan tale that honors the story and makes it accessible to children both within and outside of the culture it comes from. How Raven Got His Crooked Nose is a teaching tale, as well as a story-within-a-story. Scenes with […]
There is a new book project in the works. In the meantime, I’ll be hanging out in the sunshine in my favorite spot collecting the treasures of summer. Did you have a special hide-out as a kid? A place all your own under a tree or in the woods? In the backyard or in a […]
Winter Is written by Ann Dixon illustrated by Mindy Dwyer “The crisp, white landscapes (Winter Is) are complemented by purple and blue backgrounds, and Dwyer’s watercolor technique gives the impression of swirling snowflakes. A poetic choice for seasonal story time.” -School Library Journal This book is out of print and available as an app for […]
Watch the progression from thumbnail to finished art of the newly released book written by Monica Devine, KAYAK GIRL. My original thumbnail sketch shows a double spread. Thumbnail sketch literally means it is the size of your thumb, and very rough. I imagined the text would be on the page with the image, on the wall […]