Happy new year

2015 was a fun and exciting year. It saw the publication of a children’s book that I illustrated, Waiting Through Winter, and, at one point, that book hit #1 New Release in Stories in Verse on Amazon. My hopes are high for a productive 2016. I’m also hoping to get better at writing witty, engaging blog posts in 2016, but for now, I’m settling for informational.

“Love and joy come to you,
And to you your wassail too;
And God bless you and send you a Happy New Year
And God send you a Happy New Year.”

—from an English traditional carol


A lovely review

We received a very nice review on Amazon for our book:

We Shall Have Spring Again!

By GMBurrahobbit on December 2, 2015

Format: Hardcover

I love this book! Winter has always been my favorite season, but Jason Farley’s tight, lyrical prose (think George Herbert for littles) and Jessica Evans’ jolly illustrations make spring even lovelier … [read more]


Our book is up for preorder!


“The animals are preparing to hibernate. The bear has been building up his fur, the squirrels have been gathering nuts in their home, and the birds are buckling down for a cold winter. And they are all willing to wait because they are all looking forward to the day when spring breaks. Jason Farley’s poem, accompanied by the beautiful pen and watercolor illustrations of Jessica Linn Evans, show a bear, a family of squirrels, and birds that all trust that Spring will come after winter.”

Waiting through Winter
Waiting through Winter