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    A Storm of Horses

    A Storm of Horses is my first picture book biography for children, about a woman artist who loved to draw and paint horses, just like I do. Only she lived 200 years ago! DESCRIPTION, from the publisher:…

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    Golden Dreams

    GOLDEN DREAMS is a 224 page full color retrospective of the career of illustrator Ruth Sanderson. Known for her lavishly illustrated fairy tale picture books, including THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES, CINDERELLA, and THE SNOW PRINCESS, this volume…

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    Drawing Horses

    In DRAWING HORSES, children’s book illustrator Ruth Sanderson demonstrates her method of drawing realistic horses in25 step-by-step lessons, with commentary and tips in each lesson, as well as details of her pencil techniques. This 80-page book includes…

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    Nancy Drew Coloring Book

    I worked on the NANCY DREW series for a number of years in the early 1980’s, and this book contains a selection of 40 sketches and finished illustrations for many of the covers and interiors. It is…

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    Heidi contains 24 scenes from the full color illustrated children’s book I created in 1984, converted to both light and darker grayscale for a total of 48 pictures to color. Here are a few sample images:

  • Coloring Books

    Nursery Rhymes

    Color your own pictures of these 36 delightful nursery rhymes. With the rhymes included! I carefully converted the color images to a light grayscale, so you can color right over the tones with colored pencils, and the…