Monday, December 14, 2009

Happiness is...

Living far off in Sweden, I sometimes question whether my work has any impact at all. But then there are days like today.

From Edson, in Alberta, Canada:

Wildwood School's annual Christmas concert will be held on Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. The whole school performance is based on a story entitled Mrs. Claus Takes a Vacation, and will prove to be a world-wide performance with stops in Hawaii, Australia, Louisiana, Ontario, and of course the Holy Land.

It's just...unspeakably gratifying.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Picture Book Economics

Here's an interesting piece by an agent about picture books, and the difficult economics involved...