Entries tagged with “George Bates

Windy Night silkscreen poster




George Bates, illustrator of On a Windy Night, has silkscreened a shivery skeleton image to celebrate the book’s third season. Perfect Halloween decor for your home, bookstore, library, what have you. You can purchase on his etsy site.

Nancy Raines Day with On a Windy Night

On a Windy Night time is coming....

I’m looking forward to these fall events!

Tues., Oct. 9

Speaking and signing On a Windy Night and A is for Alliguitar with Savannah children’s author Phyllis Tildes for Literary Guild of St. Simons at St. Simons Public Library, 530 Beachview Drive, Room 108, at 10:30 a.m.

Thurs., Oct. 25–Reading and signing On a Windy Night with illustrator George Bates at The Strand Book Store,  828 Broadway at 12th Street in Manhattan at 3:30 p.m.  Event details here. Or pre-order a signed copy.

Sat., Oct. 27–Reading and signing On a Windy Night while illustrator George Bates sings his original Skeleton song and spearheads an art project. At Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street (at South Portland) in Brooklyn, 11 a.m.

Sat., Nov. 10–Signing all my books at Georgia Literary Festival,  at the brand new Jekyll Conference Center, Jekyll Island, GA 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Sat., Dec. 1–Signing all books at Holiday Market at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 2801 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, GA 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

On a Windy Night book trailer is here. Play it if you dare!
(Click on the lower right corner for the full effect.)

Many thanks to the very talented Neal Jonas for putting this all together!

If you’ve ever wondered how an illustrator sees the picture book process, you’ll enjoy George Bates’ account on his blog here.

For more, click here for an interview with George Bates.

Counting down to the launch of my latest picture book On a Windy Night, a wonderfully spooky picture book coming from Abrams this fall, just in time for Halloween. For a preview of illustrator’s George Bates’ awesome cover design, see talented art director Chad W. Beckerman’s blog here.