Thursday, October 18, 2007

A Halloween Book from the Past

I was looking through some of my old books yesterday, when I stumbled across this one.

Here is the cover of the book:

And here is the title page with my own version of the cover:

When I was really young (age five in this case), I had a thing for drawing in "nice" books even though it wasn't allowed. The way I saw it, blank pages needed pictures and black-and-white illustrations were asking for color. I should really thank my parents for being patient with me instead of hiding all the crayons in the house. Otherwise my drawing abilities may not have progressed much past this.

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