#LoveMadeVisible Day 19: Old Cricket and the Missus, by Ponder Goembel

Old Cricket and the Missus snipOld Cricket and the Missus is an illustration from the picture book OLD CRICKET, written by Lisa Wheeler (a Richard Jackson book published in 2003, still in print.)


Ponder Goembel grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, a city of many cultures. She acquired her B.F.A. in 1977 at the Philadelphia College of Art, now the University of the Arts. Beginning her career after graduation as commercial illustrator in general, she moved on to children’s books in 1986 when her child was born. She and her husband now live in beautiful Bucks County Pennsylvania where she has been creating art ever since. She continues to create illustrations for children as well as custom illustrations and oil paintings of which she has recently added to her repertoire.

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6 Responses to #LoveMadeVisible Day 19: Old Cricket and the Missus, by Ponder Goembel

  1. Fascinating and gorgeous!

  2. I have this book and I love it. I love all Ponder’s illustrations!

  3. Love this book! Smart Mrs. Cricket. 🙂

  4. Ponders art work is wonderful and her books are delightful. I am please to know she is a friend look forward to seeing more of her work soon.

  5. papa stas says:

    SUPER –
    the baseball cap and babushka added the perfect touch.


  6. Spectacular! That looks like it could be the “happy ending” closing frame of a Disney/Pixar movie.

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