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Creating a book is a slow but worthwhile process.

Events 2012

April 14, Saturday:  Red Hook Literary Festival sponsored by Oblong Books and Music,Book signing at the Red Hook Village Building at 10:00 am.

June 16, Saturday: Millbook Literary Festival time and location to be announced

July 8, Sunday: Book Signing at the Rhinebeck Farmer's Market, sponsored by Oblong Books, 12 pm to 2pm

August 13 to 17, Monday thru Friday: The Art of Writing and Illustrating Children's Books, Martina Franca, Italy CANCELLED


  1. Hi Mr. McCarty,

    I've shared several of your books with my first grade class, including Jeremy Draws a Monster and The Monster Returns. The kids love your stories and drawings, and so do I!
    Thanks for sharing your talents with us!
    Pei Wang
    First Grade Teacher
    Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy
    Alexandria, VA

  2. Hello? My name is soo. I live in Seoul Korea. I'm a study about illustration in Picturebook for a master's thesis. Your drawings are very cute and lovely. If you don't mind, may I ask you a question? What kind of drawing with you? I think The pointillist movement is depicted like. Please sent me e-mail. Have a nice day!