#Vacation: The Big Wave, by Lee Harper


The Big Wave

by Lee Harper


From The Girl with the Metal Shovel, written by Lee Harper (unpublished).

Lee Harper is a picture book illustrator from Doylestown, PA, most known for his whimsical illustrations for the best-selling Turkey Trouble series and Woolbur. New in 2019 is Turkey’s Eggcellent Easter by Wendi Silvano, the fourth book of the Turkey Trouble series. A fifth is purportedly in the works. Lee has also written several picture books, including The Emperor’s Cool Clothes, Coyote, and Snow! Snow! Snow! In addition to writing and illustrating picture books, Lee leads interactive presentations at schools. To learn more, please visit LeeHarperart.com.


notepad-117597__480SUMMER STARTERS: Looking for new writing/illustrating ideas? Is the weather hot, but your mind cool? If so, then check out these prompts from award-winning children’s author (and EPA-SCBWI member) Tony Fredericks. Ready! Set! Go!

  • Jamal lifts up an old log in the forest and makes some amazing discoveries.
  • Sammy was the greatest detective in Silverton. The only problem was his dog Oscar.
  • Heather has always wrestled with her weight. She wants to lose some, so she joins a gym. That’s where she meets Mrs. Lanston.
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7 Responses to #Vacation: The Big Wave, by Lee Harper

  1. Chrissa Pedersen says:

    I love your work Lee, I’m a big fan of Woolbur! You manage to say so much through your art and this illustration is no exception.

  2. Wishing I was one of the kiddos in this illustration on this hot hot day!

  3. Brinton Culp says:

    Love this! Thanks for sharing on a hot summer day.

  4. Diane Hanington says:

    What a fun picture! Thanks for sharing.

  5. Dawn Byrne says:

    Can’t wait for the next books to come out. Love the art, as always.

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