OUR CHILDREN CAN SOAR Trailer

Posted on Mar 29, 2010 in Books, Illustration, Uncategorized

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

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

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

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

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 […]