Feb. 9: Dani Duck, PEWE'S WONDERFUL ADVENTURE
Feb. 10: Becky Fyfe
Feb. 11: Marcie Colleen, RAINBOW HUNT
Feb. 12: Mandy Yates, A WORLD WITHOUT COLOR
And now it's my turn. I couldn't find the story that I wrote and illustrated in 7th grade about why turtles got their shells (they were magicians who needed to protect the spells they carried).
But rooting around in my boxes, I found a fair amount of evidence that I was drawing, writing, and making things up:
First Grade Journal
I had issues with my sister:
I made up pets I didn't have:
Santa Claus was my (dyslexic) "boyfried":
My first published work, in my first grade yearbook:
3rd Grade Story
A four page picture book that rhymes, and not very well. On the positive side, it is short (fewer words are better these days), and it has that trendy dark/existential ending.
Creating Board Games
My sister and I loved making board games. Here is one that we probably made in junior high, THE ACE. It was a convoluted and long game that could side track you into side games:
Some of the side games:
A Cover Publication
By junior high, I was immersed in yearbook, and this was the cover I did for my 8th grade yearbook:
Around that same time, I did this pencil drawing:
So what kind of work would you find if you looked through your old boxes?
Be sure to check out Monday's blog hopper, Rachel Elizabeth Cole. Thanks for joining me on a trip down memory lane.
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