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Friday Fan Art

July 29, 2011

This week we received some wonderful drawings from Allie who lives near us in Massachusetts.  Allie is a fan of The Spiderwick Chronicles as well as The Search for WondLa. In fact, she tells us that she looks just like Eva Nine!!!  What do you think?

Check out Mallory fighting Red Cap!!  I think Mallory is going to win…

…and here’s a “Hoglin”.   I’m guessing it’s a type of hot-dog-goblin.  Any thoughts? It sort of looks delicious…

Great drawings Allie!  Keep drawing, keep dreaming…

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Never Abandon Imagination Tony DiTerlizzi: Never abandon imagination.

Imagination is a world of possibility that exists within each of us. It is what makes us uniquely human. It is our creative fingerprint that touches and influences the world around us. Imagination is essential to art and science; to innovation and prosperity. It gives us hope, calls us to action and leads to change.

Whether it’s fairies, dragons, robots or aliens, all of my children’s book characters are siblings born of my imagination – an imagination strengthened through years of encouragement from family, teachers and friends. While so many others abandoned it during their transition from childhood to adulthood, I fiercely held onto mine, hoping for a day when I could share it to inspire the next generation of dreamers. Innovators. World changers.

Imagination empowers us to envision and create a reality of what could be. We must hold it dear, foster it and never abandon it.