Monday, June 13, 2011

The sky's the limit - as long as the clouds keep forming


Okay, I know it's not done to focus on oneself, but if I don't promote me, I can't expect anyone else to either. Well, this time I can also say I'm promoting Jodie as an illustrator too.

The preview above is a little book I've just produced as a children's tale. The story is one I wrote years ago, and in fact, published on this blog, but a friend of mine has recently had a baby, and I decided it would be so nice to give her something more personal than the normal baby gifts. I'm sure she's got everything anyway, so what better than a 'home produced' gift. That aside, I really love with the way it's turned out and the illustrations Jodie has done are just gorgeous, so I'm very chuffed with it.

Of course, I have to add that if anyone's interested in it as a gift for a son, daughter, nephew, niece, grandchild...well you name it.... then feel free to order it..my pleasure!

9 comments:

  1. An excellent idea and I wish you every success with the sale of this book.
    Unfortunately my grandson is only 8 months old, otherwise I would be knocking at your door.

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  2. Brilliant!.

    How cool having the link here to view. Sadly, I don't have a wee one to gift too. But would make an excellent gift.

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  3. this is the neatest, most precious book! wonderful.

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  4. Thank you, Mel, Grace and Gina! The illustrations are just too precious, aren't they. Jodie is a star!

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  5. Such a sweet story and the illustrations are amazing. Good on Jodie! I like, I hope one day we can get one from you if Stu and I will have kids. We would love to read it to them and tell them about the people that made the book ;D

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  6. I have a couple of girls at work who are waiting to see if they are pregnant (IVF), if they are this will make the most perfect gift as it is just beautiful. I will be back .......

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  7. oh cool! I heart Blurb- we used them for our wedding book and we get so many compliments on it!

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  8. Simone, Fran and Melissa, thanks very much for the enthiastic response!

    Simone and Fran, it would really thrill me if I knew little people were going to enjoy it. Thank you for the thought regardless of whether the babies happen or not :)

    Melissa, I've used Blurb before for photo books, and their quality is excellent. What a good idea to make your wedding book with them. I think I might do the same for my daughters' wedding photos...a few years past now, but at elast I'd have them in print!

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  9. Delightful and cheered me up. Looking forward to the next in the series. xx

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