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What a thrilling day to introduce a debut talent onto the children’s book publishing scene—and not just any talent, but a spectacular new illustrator! I was first introduced to Jerry Jordan through a chance retweet; after seeing samples of his work as a fine art painter, I was blown away. (Here, take a look for yourself—you’ll see what I mean: http://artistjerryjordan.com) (I know, right??!)
Without any hesitation, I reached out to Jerry to ask if he had any interest in illustrating children’s books. He did, and we set up a time to talk, and things moved forward from there.
That was how it started, folks, and I am thrilled to say that book publishers are responding to Jerry’s work with every bit of the enthusiasm I was expecting! And to kick things off, here is our first thrilling deal announcement for Jerry Jordan’s debut picture book:
I couldn’t be more thrilled for you, Jerry! Welcome to the kids’ book world!!