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Author and Illustrator

Laura June

SEASIDE STORYSHOPPE

Author & Illustrator

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Portfolio: Bee and Mouse Tales

Scenes from children’s picture book dummy set in the sweet country meadow of BEE AND MOUSE, illustrated by me and authored by Gail Aherne. Click on thumbnails to view sample finished illustrations.

We’re looking to connect with a publisher for this book (for children ages 3 to 8). Please contact me for link to full picture book dummy and manuscript.

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Portfolio: Winter Princess Stories

Scenes from children’s picture book dummy written and illustrated by me, which is set in the fairytale woodland world of a little winter princess. Click on thumbnails to view sample finished illustrations.

I’m looking to connect with a publisher for this book (for children ages 3 to 8). Please contact me for link to full picture book dummy and manuscript.

 

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Portfolio: Enchanted Garden Stories

Scenes from children’s picture book dummy written and illustrated by me, set in a delightful enchanted garden inhabited by tiny quirky elves. Click on thumbnails to view sample finished illustrations.

I’m looking to connect with a publisher for this book (for children ages 3 to 8). Please contact me for link to full picture book dummy and manuscript.


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Laura June

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Seaside StoryShoppe

 

Where can I find your books?

I’m currently seeking representation and looking to connect with a publisher for the above books and several other projects.

What is your children’s book writing and illustration experience and credentials?

I’m a prize-winning poet with a Children’s Book Illustration Certificate from the Rhode Island School of Design. I’ve studied picture book writing and illustration at Pratt Manhattan, and received illustration awards and recognitions (“People’s Choice”) at SCBWI’s national conference in New York City and in Connecticut’s “Emerging Voices” contest for picture book author-illustrators. I was also a finalist for SCBWI’s prestigious Kimberley Colen Award in the illustrated picture book category.

How do you create your illustrations?

I mix traditional mediums (including gouache, watercolor, oil, pencil) with digital elements- I keep trying different approaches until the look and feel of the art reflects my vision.

Can I purchase prints of your illustrations?

My Etsy site is under construction - please contact me in the meantime if you wish to purchase illustrations.

I have questions … where can I get more information?

Please reach out and send me a note- happy to answer any questions or share more information!

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