DIANE MOLINE    One Red Chair Studio

DIANE MOLINE    One Red Chair Studio

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The Last  Day of Summer

Here's another picture book that is perfect for today. Shaun Tan wrote and illustrated it. I don't have it in my own collection yet; the title intrigued me and I wanted to see it first. I love it. 

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It begins, "This is what I learned this summer." The first three images below are the actual pages from the book, by Shaun Tan. I made a page for the last Rule,  trying to emulate the style, characters,  and palette of the illustrator (with not a lot of luck toward that but that's okay. It was fun to design my own page.) 

Don't take the last olive. 

Don't take the last olive. 

Never forget the password.

Never forget the password.

Never step on a snail. 

Never step on a snail. 

Never miss the last day of summer. 

Never miss the last day of summer. 

Not really ready for summer to be over. After a week of rain, warm weather is expected soon, so I'll take my last gulps before I drink in Autumn. Meanwhile, 

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This is a very good book.

This is a very good book.

Even crayons get the blues.

Even crayons get the blues.

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