Category: News

“Swinging Girl” Street Banners

Holman was commissioned this year to create street banners for the Burnaby Heights Merchants Association. He shares his artistic process in creating the banners in this post. ____________________________________________________________ When I was asked by the Burnaby Heights Merchants Association earlier this year to create street banners for them, the artistic direction was clear from the start: bring Helen, the iconic “swinging… Read more →

New Cozy Classics Covers!

Cozy Classics will have a new home in spring 2016 with Chronicle Books, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Chronicle will be re-issuing three backlist titles, Pride and Prejudice, Moby Dick and War and Peace, as well as publishing a brand new title, Great Expectations. Though the interior images for the backlist titles will not change, there will be brand… Read more →

Comic-Con 2015 Report!

Holman had the great pleasure of going to San Diego Comic-Con 2015 to promote Star Wars Epic Yarns. Here’s his report: Wow! What a thrill to go to San Diego Comic-Con this past weekend! Let me give you a quick visual tour of my whirlwind Thursday to Saturday trip. When I arrived, it was impossible to miss that Comic-Con was… Read more →

San Francisco indie bookstore tour

Holman had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Bay Area this week to give presentations at Google Tech Corners in Sunnyvale; Lucasfilm (Letterman Digital Arts Center) in The Presidio, San Francisco; and Maker Faire in San Mateo. To see full image galleries of Holman’s trips to these places, check out the recent blog post over on our other website. But… Read more →

Cozy Classics is moving to Chronicle Books!

We are thrilled to announce that the Cozy Classics series will be moving to Chronicle Books for spring 2015! In a 12-book deal, Chronicle Books will be re-issuing all of our existing backlist titles over three seasons, as well as releasing three new titles: Great Expectations (spring 2015), The Nutcracker (fall 2015) and The Wizard of Oz (spring 2016). Chronicle… Read more →

Cozy Classics website update!

Being a children’s book author and illustrator is like running your own small business. And as any small business owner knows, sometimes you have to wear a lot of hats. In our case, one of those hats includes “web designer.” Armed with absolutely no website-building experience whatsoever, Holman built the original Cozy Classics website over two years ago. But it… Read more →