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Judy Blume

In 2014, I was thrilled to illustrate Judy Blume classics being reissued by Atheneum Books For Young Readers/Simon & Schuster. I provided the illustrations for the middle grade covers of Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret, Blubber, Deenie, Iggie’s House, It’s Not The End Of The World, Starring Sally J. Freeman As Herself, and Then Again, Maybe I Won’t.

I also provided the cover AND interior illustrations of three chapter book versions of Judy Blume classics: Freckle Juice, The Pain and The Great One, and The One In The Middle Is The Green Kangaroo.

My posts about illustrating Judy Blume’s books:

I illustrated Judy Blume’s covers! Here’s what I learned. (my Substack newsletter)

Creating a new look for Judy Blume classics  (Nerdy Book Club, co-written with art director Lauren Rille)

My blog post announcement about how I became a Judy Blume illustrator (2014)

Also see:

Quill & Quire Q&A: Debbie Ridpath Ohi On Illustrating For Judy Blume

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 for this post about the updated Are you There God? It’s Me, Margaret cover)