A Song for Bijou

My illustration for Josh Farrar's new middle grade novel with Walker/Bloomsbury- A Song for Bijou
Art direction from fellow Ringling alumni Nicole Gastonguay!

Goodreads summary-

Life for Alex Schrader has never involved girls. He goes to an all-boys prep school and spends most of his time goofing around with his friends. But all that changes the first time he meets Bijou Doucet, a Haitian girl recently relocated to Brooklyn after the earthquake-and he is determined to win her heart. 

It was a pleasure illustrating such a sweet story. Also, this was one cover where I managed to stick pretty close to the original thumbnail-

And finally, the cover with type-
Hope you enjoy!


Laura Zarrin said...

It's beautiful! Congratulations!

Josh Farrar said...

Erin, this is Josh, the author.

The cover turned out great - thanks so much for all your hard work!