In that I happened to set my eyes on an old piece of wrapping paper and I noticed a tropical bird, which, although still eyeless, was clearly staring at me from the wrapping! I had no choice but take a break from what I was doing and set it free. With scissors and glue at hand, in a matter of minutes our funny fellow was flying across the page, through ferns and palm trees. Valentina Cavallini
PS. In case you’re wondering what I was doing before the sun came out, I was story boarding a new book for the Secret Seed Society. This time it’s all about carrots! But this is another story for another day….
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