Weeeeeee!

Weeeeeee!

Veggie monsters!

Veggie monsters!

That’s no A/C repair guy— IT’S AN ONION MONSTER!

That’s no A/C repair guy— IT’S AN ONION MONSTER!

The five-fourteen to Purpletown and points east!

The five-fourteen to Purpletown and points east!

Placemat maze that the hero must use to navigate town on his first day of school. (From THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM.)

Placemat maze that the hero must use to navigate town on his first day of school. (From THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM.)

Q: What’s got eight legs and makes you want to run and hide?
A: A saxopohone quartet. Also, this spider-shadow-thing.
(Happy to announce the launch of my new early-reader chapter book series, THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM!)

Q: What’s got eight legs and makes you want to run and hide?

A: A saxopohone quartet. Also, this spider-shadow-thing.

(Happy to announce the launch of my new early-reader chapter book series, THE NOTEBOOK OF DOOM!)

Swimsuit model for the Star Tribune’s summer reading guide. (You can see their recommendations here: http://tinyurl.com/lgh9tv5 ) Art direction: Mike Rice.

Swimsuit model for the Star Tribune’s summer reading guide. (You can see their recommendations here: http://tinyurl.com/lgh9tv5 ) Art direction: Mike Rice.

Dagnabbit! The good guys are getting away!

Dagnabbit! The good guys are getting away!

I hate when this happens.

I hate when this happens.

HONK HONK! (Floor puzzle for Crocodile Creek) 
Here’s a link: http://tinyurl.com/aq6tfds

HONK HONK! (Floor puzzle for Crocodile Creek) 

Here’s a link: http://tinyurl.com/aq6tfds

Woohoo! A nice review of Giddy-Up from Publishers Weekly!

The childhood game of “horsey” leaps into outlandish territory as a bespectacled, bald, and very accommodating father eagerly bounds about with his daughter and diapered son riding on his back. 

No-good low-down stinky horse rustlers! (Back cover to GIDDY-UP, DADDY!) 

No-good low-down stinky horse rustlers! (Back cover to GIDDY-UP, DADDY!) 

Cover for my new picture book! 
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/giddy-up-daddy-troy-cummings/1112313660
Not too tired!

Not too tired!

Detail from a work-in-progress.

Detail from a work-in-progress.