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Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Stella, Baby

I'm still busy with actual paid work so I've asked my family to pick up some of the slack, both with the house and this blog. Today's picture is courtesy of Esme, who was inspired to draw it after reading one of the Stella books by Montrealer Marie-Louise Gay.

p.s. My review of Lullabies for Little Criminals is now available online.


Blogger Martin Heavisides said...

Liked Esme's picture, and your review of Lullabies for Little Criminals--which is the best book title I've read in years. I will have to catch up with it soon myself.

Tue Jul 03, 09:15:00 am GMT-4  
Blogger Andrew Tibbetts said...

Love the art! Makes me feel like going skipping.

Tue Jul 03, 09:30:00 am GMT-4  
Blogger Anne C. said...

I will pass on the compliments to the artist. Thanks, guys.

Tue Jul 03, 10:25:00 am GMT-4  
Blogger Tricia Dower said...

Enjoyed the art and the review, Anne. Is the picture up on the fridge?

Tue Jul 03, 03:38:00 pm GMT-4  
Blogger tamara said...

adorable! that smile is just like esme's. beautiful.

your review is great, anne. congrats!

Wed Jul 04, 12:44:00 am GMT-4  
Anonymous Ruth Taylor said...

She's quite the sophisticated little artist, right down to the dress's print. Good to have that kind of help around!

Wed Jul 04, 04:50:00 pm GMT-4  
Blogger J.A. McDougall said...

She looks exactly like Stella! Well done, Esme! And to you mom, your review is awesome, I just added that book to my "to read" shelf :)

Thu Jul 05, 11:24:00 am GMT-4  
Blogger Anne C. said...

Thanks, again, everyone. The artist is currently feeling a little "artistic" in temperament, but when she has calmed down, I will tell her how much you like her work.

Thu Jul 05, 12:30:00 pm GMT-4  
Blogger Steve Gajadhar said...

I just picked up that book! I had to hit Chapters while I was in Canada. I'll be checking that review out.

Thu Jul 05, 02:35:00 pm GMT-4  
Blogger Andrew Tibbetts said...

Anne, just checked out your review of "Little Criminals"! I crave the book now. You've whetted my apetite. It's a lovely review.

Wed Jul 11, 08:22:00 pm GMT-4  

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