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Carol Heyer
Works at Scholastic, Ideals Children's Books, Disney, etc.
Attends California Lutheran University, Moorpark College
Lives in Thousand Oaks, CA
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I've just learned that today, April 8th,  is Draw a Picture of a Bird Day!  This is an annual event so I hope to post something every year!   Here is my painting of a little sparrow to commemorate...
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I just wanted to wish all my friends a very Happy Easter and a joyful Passover! 
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Great Review on my new boardbook.
I recently got the book The First Easter by Carol Heyer from Ideal Publications to review. This is for kids in a board book form so they can understand why we really celebrate Easter it is not about Easter baskets and candy b...
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http://www.carolheyer.com/mixed-nuts-blog/another-studio-wall

Part of my studio, the wall next to my computer and a vintage sugar mold that holds my mechanical pencils etc.
Below is the wall next to my computer desk.  It's decorative, but utilitarian.  The white framed boxes, underneath the Create sign, open to hold reference or items of inspiration.  I can easily...
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Well this has been an exciting week, first I got my advance copy of KONRADS FORSTE PALMESONDAG , and now a copy of my picture book THE FIRST EASTER in its new board book format!  
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Halo Kids Tales Blog Radio showcases Humphrey's First Christmas. Read by Connie Halpern owner of Mrs. Figs' Bookworm.

http://www.carolheyer.com/news-blog/humphrey-read-on-halo-kids-tales
I was invited to read Humphrey's First Christmas on JD Holiday's Halo Kids Tales blog talk radio show, but I asked Connie Halpern, owner of Mrs. Figs' Bookworm, if she would read Humphrey for me...
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http://www.carolheyer.com/news-blog/chasing-fireflies-backstory

My writing and illustration was also featured on the first Fireflies Blog:
THE BACKSTORY of Chasing Fireflies: My writing and illustration was mentioned  last year in the inaugural Chasing Fireflies blog by Deni Corbett and Gil Moegerle.  The entire blog on Fireflies...
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Awhile back I posted a closeup of my in progress work. Well, I finally finished the first painting in my new series of Urban Wizards. It's 14" x 20", acrylic paint, on canvas.
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I've always been inspired by Maxfield Parrish's complimentary colors. He's one of my favorite artists.  So I decided to use that same combination in my garden.   I'd started with a planting of...
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It's been awhile since I mentioned a fantasy project I've been working on.  Part of the reason is it's a personal project, and I'm working on it between assignments.  The other reason is, I'm also...
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http://www.carolheyer.com/news-blog/konrads-forste-palmesondag

Norwegian copy of Humphrey's First Palm Sunday,  Konrads forste palmesondag.
The Norwegian publisher, Juritzen Publishing in Oslo purchased the rights to my original picture book HUMPHREY'S FIRST PALM SUNDAY!   His name was changed to Konrad the Kamel.  Alliteration...
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http://www.carolheyer.com/news-blog/bookworm-signing

Great book signing, at Mrs. Fig's Bookworm.
I had a great time at Bookworm signing books and chatting with everyone!  I shared the day with a fantastic mosaic artist/author  Christine Brallier  .  She was there signing her new Christmas...
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Occupation
Illustrator Writer
Employment
  • Scholastic, Ideals Children's Books, Disney, etc.
    present
  • Illustrator
    Illustrator Writer, present
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Currently
Thousand Oaks, CA
Previously
Venice CA - Culver City, CA - Cuero, Texas
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Tagline
Freelance Illustrator Writer Http://www.carolheyer.com
Introduction
Carol Heyer has written and/or illustrated twenty-eight children’s picture books.  Among them, THE LITTLE SHEPHERD'S CHRISTMAS 2011, HUMPHREY'S PALM SUNDAY 2012, and  “HUMPHREY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS”, writer/illustrator, Ideals Children’s Books.  Illustrator for “ONCE UPON A COOL MOTORCYCLE DUDE”, and the sequel ONCE UPON A ROYAL SUPERBABY, Walker & Company.  Heyer is listed in Contemporary Author’s, Who’s Who in America, etc. You can see samples of Heyer’s art at http://www.carolheyer.com.
Bragging rights
To date well over two million of Heyer's picture books have been sold.
Education
  • California Lutheran University, Moorpark College
    Art, present
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