Lisa Yee (lisayee) wrote,

Hanging With People Who Can Draw

It seems like there's so much going on, that even though I'm in Orlando now at the NCTE Conference . . .

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. . . I still haven't blogged about stuff that went on when last week in Southern California.

Luckily, I have my own personal time machine . . .
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(Okay, so it's not a conventional time machine, but that is the bumper of my car.)

So then, where were we? Ah yes, back in sunny Southern California for the SCBWI Los Angeles' Illustrator's Day . . .

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Our good friend and illustrator of our Bobby Ellis-Chan series, Dan Santat was speaking. So Peepy and I went to cheer him on.

Here's Dan dancing with with Ken Min, the day's awesome MC, and editor Abigail Samoun . . .

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It was fun catching up with Abigail. The last time our paths crossed we were in Cheese Country . . .


Oh wait! Back to dancing. Dan showed this video of himself and I'm telling you, he could be Dancing With The Star's next David Hasslehoff . . .

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You do recall when The Hoff got to meet The Peep, don't you?
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Here's
Dan's video . . .



Oh yeah.

Peeps was thrilled to hang out with agents Jamie Weiss Chilton and Jen Rofe from the Andrea Brown Literary Agency. (They both offered her a multibook deal, which she is considering.) Plus, Peepy got to listen to Sr. Creative Director of MacMillian's Children's Publishing Rich Deas.

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We were especially happy to meet the talented Brian Floca and his three twin brothers . . . not!!! (One of these photos is not like the others. Can you figure it out?)

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After the event, the fun continued as a group of People Who Can Draw, plus me and my Peep, went out for Chinese dumplings!

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(Photo lifted from Dan's blog.)

Included in the group are Bob, Jeremy, Rita, Ron, Wilson and others who all raised a glass to toast Peepy! (Um, not in the microwave, of course.)

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NEXT BLOG: Who are these people and why do they have a Peep on their head????

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