Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
A Christmas card from "Karen" to "Layne." A 4th of July card from "Joy" to "Layne." A thank you card from "Joy" to "Layne", and a thank you card unaddressed from "Kristin, Ben, Abby + Theo." 8 prints featuring animal illustrations. Two drafts for "Cool Your Fins: Chuckles Learns to Relax." Two drafts for "Part Two, Belly Breathing, Excellent Resource for Parents." 4 sheets of paper with original illustrations, and a book draft with print illustrations.
Materials displays the creative process for Cece Bell, an award-winning alumnae (class of 1992) author and illustrator of children's books, from initial brainstorming to finished product. The collection also shows editing interactions between Bell, her husband Tom Angleberger (also class of 1992), and others. Includes story development, illustration tests and sketches.
Printed copy of "Cool Your Fins: Chuckles Learns to Relax" written and illustrated by Layne F. Dyer; pages for "Chill Out with Chuckles: A Book for All Age Groups" created and illustrated by Layne Fraser Dyer; includes pages with relaxation tips, parent/teacher guide.
Grade 5 and 6 standards of learning; lesson planning activities, handouts, scripts; relaxation tecniques for the classroom; some lessons implemented at Yorktown Middle School.
The collection showcases the creative and revisionary process for a published children’s author, including editing interactions and the development of characters. The five book projects include manuscript editing (mostly done by hand in red or black pen) and some story art. There are also materials related to Angleberger's publishing queries and ink testing.