Show and Tell

In my book Follow the Line to School that came out July 2011 I have worked with placing photographed objects in the artwork. Sometimes I went on a hunt for a specific object or sometimes I used something I had already in my files. As an example, when I needed an image of a car, I remembered the photo I had taken a while earlier of a pink Volkswagen Beetle in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Here is a little “Show and Tell” of the origin of some of the photographed images in the book.

At the end is a spread from Follow the Line Through the House. On the wall in the bedroom is a framed photograph.  That picture is one of my favorite photographs from my childhood. It’s my twin brother and I on vacation in Torremolinos, Spain, in 1968. I still remember how much I loved that dress and how proud I was to show off that the lining of the jacket has the same fabric as the dress. Tres chic!

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  1. Posted February 2, 2012 at 8:54 am | Permalink

    Dear Laura, our kids have already known “Follow the line through the house”. And they love it! thank you for these books. Come and visit our blog – you can find there photos of our kids readind the book 🙂 OUR BLOG

    • Laura Ljungkvist
      Posted February 2, 2012 at 1:57 pm | Permalink

      Hi Mamy,
      Happy you found my books in Poland. Loved to see your kids reading on your blog!
      All the best, LL

  2. Posted March 7, 2012 at 2:38 pm | Permalink

    Hi Laura, it’s us again 🙂 We’ve just received “Follow the line to school”. Come and visit to see our daughter with your book! http://warsztatmamy.blog.com/2012/03/05/follow-the-line-to-school-czyli-po-nitce-do-szkoly/

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