Hello, Great Readers of our series! Just In case you haven’t visited before, let me tell you a little about A Great Nephew and A Great Aunt. My great nephew, Landon (a sixth-grader) and I (his great aunt) collaborate. I write a poem which he illustrates. We started this collaboration in the fall of 2014 and have had so much fun with it that we decided to invite others along. Landon and I will continue to have a new episode on the second Friday of each month. The other Fridays are filling up quickly with guests. I have created a page on my website to view all the episodes of A Great Nephew and a Great Aunt. Click HERE to visit the page and enjoy past episodes.
I just love every illustration Landon creates, but I have to say that today’s ranks up there with my favorites. The detail is amazing and hilarious. Enjoy!
From Landon’s Mom, Laura: He got very inspired by reindeer being at a camp! And he used pieces of the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer song to add some of the details. I asked him, “How about a checkers board game?” when he was brainstorming and he said, “Nope. I have to do Monopoly because that’s the game kids add in the song at— ‘they never let poor Rudolph join in any reindeer games…like Monopoly!'”
Don’t forget to search for Landon’s hidden object in his art. He always hides the same object 🙂 Make sure you read the sticky note on the brick wall, too. You can click to enlarge, if necessary.
Thanks so much for joining us today. I appreciate all of you who read this series. See you next week for more collaboration.