Sketch - Vanessa the Violet

Before my plane ride headed for Kauai, I drew a sketch for Sarah Kelly's mom (Patte Jordan Huberman) as a birthday gift. If you don't remember Sarah, she is an author I interviewed a while back for her historical novel The Fidelity Trial. Her mother is working on a picture book called Vanessa, the Violet Who Didn't Want to be Purple.

Characters: Vanessa the Violet, Oswald (an oak tree), William the Wise Owl, Bonnie (a yellow butterfly), Felipe (a frog), and Hattie (a young girl).

Here's the sketch of 'em:

And during my trip, I saw a tree that looked like Oswald:




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