My latest book, Those Rebels, John and Tom has received two starred reviews. The first is from Booklist, and the second is from Publishers Weekly. The book is authored by Barbara Kerely, whose books (What To Do About Alice and The Extraordinary Mark Twain, According to Susy) I have also had the distinct pleasure of illustrating.

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy) has been named the Oregon Spirit Book Award Non-fiction Winner for 2010, by the Oregon Council of Teachers of English!

I created a poster and original artwork (referencing the book Tony Baloney) for an online auction benefitting two charities in celebration of Scholastic's 90th anniversary: Reading is Fundamental and Reach Out and Read. The pieces appear in today's Scholastic blog, OOM. There is also a link to the bidding site, Charity Buzz, if you'd like to own an original piece of my work and help a couple of great organizations.

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy) has been named, by the Bank Street College, a 2011 Best Children's Book of the Year, in the ages 9-12 category, with an "Outstanding merit". Outstanding!

Here's a piece in The Horn Book Magazine titled "What Makes a Good Picture Book Biography?" using What To Do About Alice as a positive example in the third paragraph...

Semiannual site update is complete! Check the RECENT WORK section for new stuff.

Another new book for the new year! Please allow me to introduce Tony Baloney...
Written by Pam Muñoz Ryan and illustrated by myself, it tells the tale of a middle child who tries oh-so-hard to do the right thing. Available NOW!

Chalk up one more for The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy). It's been named one of 15 Best of 2010: Books for young readers by the Washington Post.

It's been an amazing wrap up this year for The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy). It has made three Best Book lists for 2010: Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal. I couldn't be more thrilled.

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) has been selected to be in the 30th Annual Original Art Show at the Society of Illustrators in New York. Each year this show honors illustration work in children's publishing.

Here's a nice review for The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Suzy) in the Sunday, June 20th, 2010 edition of the Washington Post.

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Suzy) has been favorably reviewed in the May 16th, 2010 edition of the New York Times Book Review.

This site has been significantly updated! Check the RECENT WORK section for a year's worth of new stuff...

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy), by Barbara Kerley and myself, has been listed by USAToday in a round-up of books celebrating Twain 100 years after his death.

I'll be on Spring vacation between March 26th and April 5th, and unavailable during this period. Cheers!

The new year brings with it The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy), a children's picture book authored by Barbara Kerley (who also wrote What To Do About Alice?) and illustrated by me. It has received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and the School Library Journal.

VACATION ALERT! I'm going to Australia between December 9th and 26th. I'll be happily unavailable during this time. Happy Holidays!

Bob Dylan's new CD, Christmas in the Heart, has just come out. I did the back cover. Here's a blog talking about the credits, including my contribution.

What To Do About Alice? has been named winner of the 2009 Scandiuzzi Children's Book Award for books published by Washington authors, as part of the Washington State Book Awards. Home town love!

It's summer, and there is no news in summer, except that it's summer.

I've been interviewed about my kid's books on Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast, a blog about children's literature.

I've created a tee shirt from some old unused artwork that seemed appropriate for the current state of economic affairs. I feel it's a timely statement, simple yet profound. And, really, what's more punk rock than ramen?
Ramen tee by efotheringham. Available from MySoti.com.

Below is another just completed poster for the Dutch Bike Co. Living in Seattle, this one speaks to me. Check out the other pieces in this series, in the RECENT WORK section.

Three nice reviews for Mermaid Queen:

What To Do About Alice? has been awarded an Irma Black Award Honor from the Bank Street College.

Below are some just completed posters for the Dutch Bike Co., located in Seattle and Chicago. I can appreciate a bike that can carry a keg, or a couple of kids. Check out the other pieces in this series, in the RECENT WORK section.

Mermaid Queen
by Shana Corey, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham
(his second children's picture book)

Mermaid reviews

What To Do About Alice?
by Barbara Kerley, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham
(awarded a 2009 Sibert Honor)

Alice reviews

Below: a couple of recent images depicting the current media and banking situation, for Business Week and Mother Jones. Sometimes things present themselves very easily. They can be found in the Editorial/Business section.