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Harts Pass No. 260
It seems like my dog is constantly cleaning. Something that I usually associate with cats. Perhaps wolverines are a bit neat freakish as well (just guessing)... and I'm absolutely sure that they love ZZ Top. Anyway, I colored today's strip while waiting in ...
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Heroes abound! Meet Fast Freddy and Zach Hero
Two more entries into the North Central Library's League of Summer Reading Heroes!
Two more entries into the North Central Library's League of Summer Reading Heroes!
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7.22.15
Thankfully, real wolverines don't haul around this much stuff, or have to work, or get their kits to numerous summer activities... but my parenting/people perspective does seem to slip its way into the strip every so often :) Hope that your own summer's are...
Thankfully, real wolverines don't haul around this much stuff, or have to work, or get their kits to numerous summer activities... but my parenting/people perspective does seem to slip its way into the strip every so often :)...
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7.15.15
This past week marks the one-year anniversary of the start of last summer's Carleton Complex wildfire. Although extremely dry and fairly warm so far, the land is healing and the rebuilding is well underway. This weeks' edition of the  Methow Valley News , p...
This past week marks the one-year anniversary of the start of last summer's Carleton Complex wildfire. Although extremely dry and fairly warm so far, the land is healing and the rebuilding is well underway. This weeks' editio...
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7.8.15
Tips for Graceful Aging No. 1 : Life might just be a little easier with four feet and a less obvious waistline.
Tips for Graceful Aging No. 1: Life might just be a little easier with four feet and a less obvious waistline.
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7.1.15
It. Has. Been. Hot!
It. Has. Been. Hot!
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On the banks of Moses Lake
Hi to all, and greetings from the fine and sunny banks of Moses Lake, WA - illustrious site of our first meet for the fast-approaching 2015 XC season!  Just a few more days before Craig and I leave you alone for three weeks, so thanks in advance for all kee...
Hi to all, and greetings from the fine and sunny banks of Moses Lake, WA - illustrious site of our first meet for the fast-approaching 2015 XC season!  Just a few more days before Craig and I leave you alone for three weeks...
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Summer Reading -- On the banks of the Columbia!
Summer reading programs with the regional library took me to the banks of the Columbia River this past week -- with visits to Brewster and Bridgeport, WA. I've got several more library HEROES still waiting in the wings for their online debuts, but here is o...
Summer reading programs with the regional library took me to the banks of the Columbia River this past week -- with visits to Brewster and Bridgeport, WA. I've got several more library HEROES still waiting in the wings for th...
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Harts Pass No. 259
Thankfully, real wolverines don't haul around this much stuff, or have to work, or get their kits to numerous summer activities... but my parenting/people perspective  does  seem to slip its way into the strip every so often :) Hope that your own summer's a...
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Harts Pass No. 258
The one-year anniversary of the start of last summer's Carleton Complex wildfire. Although extremely dry and fairly warm so far, the land is healing and the rebuilding is well underway. I haven't seen this week's edition of the Methow Valley News , but   it...
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Summer Reading Heroes: Okanogan & Quincy!
The summer reading posts continue with these two fine additions to the North Central Regional Library's Legion of Heroes. Please welcome ACTION ANNA (plus her indomitable sidekick Tiny the Ladybug) and QUICK JACK , the ninja hare with the nunchuck teeth! Wa...
The summer reading posts continue with these two fine additions to the North Central Regional Library's Legion of Heroes. Please welcome ACTION ANNA (plus her indomitable sidekick Tiny the Ladybug) and QUICK JACK, the ninja h...
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Harts Pass No. 257
Tips for Graceful Aging No. 1 : Life might just be a little easier with four feet and a less obvious waistline.
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    author and illustrator of children's picture books, present
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author and illustrator of children's picture books and beginning chapter books
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Erik Brooks is the author and illustrator of many great books including the 2011 Washington State Book Award winner, Polar Opposites, and IRA/CBC Children's Choices selection, The Practically Perfect Pajamas. For school visit and other inquires, contact Erik at: 509.996.4345 or www.erikbrooks.com
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  • Carleton College
    studio art, 1990 - 1994
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