It just happened that I called her one day while she was working on this assignment and she asked me if I would help her with some ideas for the illustrations. Of course I would!
Well, as you can probably guess, one thing led to another and within a couple of days I’d made illustrations for all the ‘poems’ in the story. It’s what a good sister does, right? And it was fun to do something completely different.
I sent my sister the five illustrations for her course and that was it.
But then I had an idea! Last year my parents were going to California to spend Christmas with my sister and her family. And I thought “ooh, wouldn’t it be cool to have the illustrations printed as a book for my sister and my parents can pick it up?”
Of course, the story only had five illustrations, so I had to change them to each fit across a spread and make a front and back cover as well. It was a fun challenge!