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Star Wars Epic Yarns

Star Wars Epic Yarns

Star Wars Epic Yarns is a new all-ages board book series offering a lightspeed take on the original Star Wars trilogy. Each film is pithily summarized in just 12 words […]

Cozy Classics

Cozy Classics

Give a kid a classic! Cozy Classics is the popular board book series that presents well-loved stories to children aged 0+ through 12 child-friendly words and 12 needle-felted illustrations. Cozy […]

Google Doodle – Little House

Google Doodle – Little House

On February 7, 2015, we had the great honor having our artwork featured on the Google home page. Our Google Doodle commemorated the 148th birthday of Laura Ingalls Wilder, beloved […]

VIDEO: the making of Epic Yarns

VIDEO: the making of Epic Yarns

Star Wars Epic Yarns is quite possibly the most elaborate, labor-intensive board book series in children’s literary history! Watch the behind-the-scenes video on the labor of love that was Star […]

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VIDEO: making of Cozy Classics

Here’s a look a the labour-intensive processes of needle-felting, scale-model set-making, and in-studio or on-location photography that go into creating the images for Cozy Classics.    

“Swinging Girl” Street Banners

“Swinging Girl” Street Banners

Holman was asked by the Burnaby Heights Merchants Association in 2015 to create street banners for them. The artistic direction was clear from the start: bring Helen, the iconic “swinging […]

CBC Logo Feature

We want Candy!

Holman was thrilled to be on The Candy Palmater Show on CBC Radio today! He talked about Cozy Classics, reading, and his daughter’s new favorite picture book. Check out the […]

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Hooray for Hamilton!

Last month, we shared our fuzzy tribute to Lin-Manuel Miranda, whose last day in the Broadway production of Hamilton was July 9. Here’s a behind-the-scenes peek: our figure was actually our […]


The Nutcracker – Sneak Peek Images

Our version of The Nutcracker will be out in September 2016, well in time for the holiday season! Here is the new cover: This is the first page. Like all […]

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Artist in Residence – Queen Mary School

Last week, Holman had the great pleasure of completing a full week as Artist in Residence at Queen Mary Elementary School on the west side of Vancouver. He gave presentations […]

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Odds & Ends

Lots of fun stuff has been happening in recent weeks! Here’s a roundup! Holman has been doing lots of school visits around the Lower Mainland, inspiring kids and teachers alike […]

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Great Expectations: Behind the scenes

We’re thrilled to be re-launching the Cozy Classics series with Chronicle Books! For each of the next three publishing seasons, we’ll be releasing a brand new Cozy Classics title, as […]