So I know this book doesn’t come out for a couple months but I want to share about it now so you could plan for it. I going to admit you have to give it a couple chapters but it will be worth it.
1. It’s a concept that kids like me would totally like. I mean, I reaaaally want to have lil bro wash the floor for me, ( it’s a weird hobby of his ) turn into a penguin and slide across the floor! Wouldn’t you?!?! If yes, then READ THIS BOOK!!!
2. It’s also the concept that things aren’t as they seem……
3. It’s also about a family feud that seems impossible to mend.
4. It’s really funny. I mean, yeah I want to turn into Hulk, or The Penguin, and watch TV aaaaalll day!
5. It’s just really fun and nice, it’s such a good read! I liked it so much I stayed up from 3:00-5:45 reading it and then I finished it in 5 minutes at the bus stop!!
I give this: 🙉🙈😸😋 morphing. Monkey, monkey man, man! ( You can’t make emojis morph that well… )
I’M A FOSTER FAMILY FOR KITTENS!!! I’M A FOSTER FAMILY FOR KITTENS!!!!!! EEEEEK!
Okay, I’m done now. But I’ve got lots of stuff to tell you about them! Soooo, we are either going name them out of VOLTRON, or if we don’t, we are going to each name one and mom’s definitely going to name the gray one Surprise! That’s cause we were only getting 3 when we first got to the notice, and then they found another!
1. When you were my age (10), did you have a book inspire or impact you? When I was 10 years old in 1996 a really cool new series of books just came out. They were called Goosebumps and the author R. L. Stine was from Ohio (where I am from). I loved all the stories, even though they were scary, and really loved the cover art for every book.
2. Have you read anything recently that inspired or impacted you? I just started re-reading one of my favorite series of books, The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. It is really amazing when humans create entire other worlds in their mind and somehow all of us are able to read and create those worlds along with them.
3. Can you share what your usual day as an author looks like? Well I really don’t feel like an author yet! I spend most of my days drawing. Drawing on skin for tattoos, painting commissions for clients, designing logos and branding for companies, and drawing Frankie’s world. This is the first time any words of my own have been used in a project. So my usual day as an author looks like a visual artist.
4. Is there a newer or less know author you think kids should know about? I don’t know if there is one particular new author who jumps out. I will say that I am a fan of how many new authors there are, and the ease at which you can access all of them via the internet. Our world is so small and connected now that I think it’s a really great time to explore what’s out there.
5. What is a cool thing about being an author? It’s pretty neat to be interviewed by you guys! Also holding a book you wrote in your hands feels pretty cool.
6. How are you an author and tattoo artist? I’ve never been very good at doing one thing at a time. I think the best way to balance things you love is to align them. I love to draw and I love to tell stories. That’s what Frankie is, and what I do in my tattoos.
7. If you could portal into any book which would it be? Eeeek I love this question!… I am going to say anything Roald Dahl. I want to be in a world with a little wonder, a little compassion, and a little creepiness!
I want to say thank you so much to Bridget and the Books for talking to me. I hope you enjoy hanging with Frankie!