In Digger and Daisy’s second outing, Digger learns that—all appearances to the contrary—sometimes it is best to have a nose full of dirt… It’s almost Shakespearean, until the skunk arrives on the scene, its dashing black-and-white look a fine counterpart to the waxy crayon sheen of the rest of Sullivan’s artwork.
Even the best of brothers can cause a stink from time to time, but rarely are they so sweet. (Early reader. 4-8)
Here's a little inside story on how the art comes about: the publisher, Sleeping Bear Press, sends me the manuscript by Judy Young, with the pages broken out for me. I draw pencil sketches of the scenes and they
savagely tear them apart review them to give me helpful advice on how they can be improved.
Here are two sample spreads: