In 2014, I was thrilled to illustrate ten Judy Blume classics being reissued by Atheneum Books For Young Readers/Simon & Schuster as chapter books (covers and interior pages) and middle grade novels (covers).
You can read about how I became a Judy Blume illustrator and my history as a Judy Blume fangirl. Also see: Quill & Quire Q&A: Debbie Ridpath Ohi On Illustrating For Judy Blume and a Schu-Sharp Trifecta with a guest post and interview about my illustration process for the Judy Blume books. Thanks to Constance Grady for her VOX article, “How the redesigned Judy Blume covers avoid nostalgia and embrace universal adolescent angst” and to Claire Cohen for her Telegraph article, “The 10 Amazing Modernised Judy Blume book covers you need in your life” and to Megan Cassidy and HER.ie for this post about the updated Are you There God? It’s Me, Margaret cover)