Saturday, August 20, 2011

a couple of Nicholas Garland's woodcuts from the book

Sage really likes the woodcut Sage because it looks like her, and Evan really likes the woodcut Evan because it looks the way he wishes he looked. Long dark hair!

"No school today," I whispered. "Snow."
Evan sat up and stretched. "I know."
"You know?" I said, crestfallen. "How?"
"You told me so," he said. "Just now."

"Rats!" said Sage, whose magic marker
refused to color any darker.
"Uh oh. I think I hear them comin',"
I said. "Be careful what you summon.
Rats are responsive. If you call
too loudly you might get them all.
Are you prepared to deal with that?
She scratched her head. "I guess not. Rat."

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