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Doodle Journeys by Dawn DeVries Sokol

Travel for kids often means sitting in a plane, train, or car with an iPad on their laps—head down, headphones on, watching a movie or playing a mind-numbing game. In Doodle Journeys, an interactive guidebook, Dawn creates prompts that inspire children to pick up their head and look outside the window. They are challenged to imagine where they are going, what they might see. They are also dared to envision worlds that don’t exist.

The book will offer suggestions of marking tools (showing a TSA-approved artist kit), ways to adhere photos, and tips for how to document with doodles. Young explorers will use prompts on pages overflowing with colorful, vibrant backgrounds to encourage them to note and document what’s around them. Throughout the book are travel-inspired doodles and quotes.

Art to Start Doodling: A Sketchbook by Dawn DeVries Sokol

Gain confidence in your natural creativity and conquer your fear of the blank page with a sketchbook conceived by the “Doodle Queen” herself! This sketchbook bridges the gap between guided journal and blank sketchbook. Instead of written prompts, Sokol’s well-loved, colorful backgrounds serve as the creative spark for doodling. Bound with a lay-flat binding, Art to Start Doodling is ideally suited for creative experimentation and exploration.

Cover Art for Dawn Sokol’s Next Book!

Dawn Sokol’s A World of Artist Journal Pages will be released April 2015 by Abrams’ STC Craft – Melanie Falick Books.

Deal Announcement! Claudine Jalajas’ Wearable Art

We are pleased to announce that Claudine Jalajas’ Wearable Art has been sold to Running Press. A Fall 2014 release is planned.

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