Posted on Mar 29, 2010 in Books, Illustration, Uncategorized | No Comments

My good friend and film maker extraordinaire, Nadirah Bell rocked this trailer for Our Children Can Soar. Enjoy! You can find this and other vids on my youtube channel~

November Events

I finally wrapped my second book, A PLACE WHERE HURRICANES HAPPEN by Renee Watson. It debuts this June with Random House. In the meantime, I will be making three appearances in November. On November 12th, the Cleveland Public Library is graciously hosting an exhibition of the original artwork for OUR CHILDREN CAN SOAR, which was […]

Our Children Can Soar Reviews

Posted on May 14, 2009 in Books, Reviews | One Comment

We received two great reviews of OUR CHILDREN CAN SOAR today: In the Chicago Sun-Times: Last year President Obama’s campaign gave rise to the phrase “Rosa sat so Martin could walk; Martin walked so Barack could run; Barack ran so our children can fly.” That’s the basis for a stunning new picture book, Our Children […]

Our Children Can Soar Highlights

Posted on May 2, 2009 in Art, Books, Illustration, Signings | 3 Comments

What a looooonnnngggg week. Today was the book signing for OUR CHILDREN CAN SOAR. There were seven artists who were available to sign books. What an amazing time! I don’t think I’ve ever been in a room with that much picturebook royalty at once. Each artist has such a distinct voice and is so very […]

Publisher’s Weekly starred review

Posted on Apr 6, 2009 in Books, Reviews | 2 Comments

Publisher’s Weekly¬† gives OUR CHILDREN CAN SOAR a starred review! *Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change by Michelle Cook, illus. by Cozbi A. Cabrera, R. Gregory Christie, Bryan Collier et al Bloomsbury, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-59990-418-4 Showcasing the art of 13 artists, this resonant book was inspired […]

Our Children Can Soar

Posted on Feb 15, 2009 in Artists, Books, Illustration, Uncategorized | One Comment

Awesomeness…. One of my dreams has always been to be in a collective book with other artists. Thanks to BloomsburyUSA that dream is now a reality. This April look for me in OUR CHILDREN CAN SOAR: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change, my work is alongside some of my favorite illustrators […]


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