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Why I Adore HOMER

Okay, so I’m a dog person. In fact, we just got a new puppy at our house (that makes three) and her name is June. Here she is running with pink tulle (and why not?) in the yard. June is at the beginning of her life with a family. She’s only just begun to be […]

Homer (part two)

By Elisha Cooper I live in New York. I have two daughters, and no dog. When I was a child, we had dogs roaming all over our farm. Because of the freedom they enjoyed, I’ve always been apprehensive about having a dog in the city. Someday we will get a dog, I think.  When I […]

Homer (part one)

By Elisha Cooper I read somewhere that all stories have one of two plots: man leaves town, or, man comes to town. That’s it. I was thinking about this a few years ago while looking through Kevin Henkes’s Kitten’s First Full Moon, which, in its perfect simplicity, captures the man-leaves-town plot exactly, except that in […]

Visiting the 23rd Floor:
Homer in the Macbeth Room

The first proofs for Elisha Cooper’s picture book, Homer, came in and we set a date with Lisa Wong (our senior production manager) to color correct. Elisha came in dressed up in logos everywhere…on his hat, his T-shirt, his bag!   It was his first time in the color correcting room—officially called the Macbeth room—and he was impressed […]

Visiting the 23rd Floor: Elisha Cooper

The dog’s name is Homer! Elisha Cooper stopped by Friday to name the pup, review his mechanicals, and talk about his jacket sketches. The Burberry clock is reading 9 degrees today but Elisha’s book—with its wet dogs, shells, hydrangea blossoms, and airy front porch is making us think SUMMER. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg […]