Tag Archives: ospreys

BELLE’S JOURNEY: The Vineyard Book Tour

Kate/ September 20, 2018/ birds, blog, books, children's books, illustration, nature, picture book, Time to Fly

Celebrating the release of Belle’s Journey: An Osprey Takes Flight (Charlesbridge, 2018) After sending off my illustrations for the next Secret Life book, my husband Brian and I began our journey over land and sea to the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This is where Belle’s real-life journey began, high atop a nest on Lake

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Time Flies When You’re Illustrating Books

Kate/ August 17, 2016/ blog

Earlier this year I completed the illustrations for The Secret Life of the Red Fox, written by my mentor and friend, Laurence Pringle. It’s something like his one hundred and seventeenth book. I have some catching up to do! Imagine my joy when I was offered the job

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2015 Was All That (and a Wedding)

Kate/ January 13, 2016/ blog

2015 was a really good year. The best, really. How do I mean? In January I received the Eckelberry Fellowship. In March I signed my first children’s book illustration contract. In May I got married, and traveled to Costa Rica and drew birds. In November I signed my second picture

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