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Inside the making of The Perfect Baby Handbook

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

The Perfect Baby Blog is on a brief hiatus while I’m in Canada. Until May 26, when regular blogging will recommence, I’ll be posting excerpts and illos from The Perfect Baby Handbook that provide an insider glimpse of how the book came together.

Today: A challenge. Chapter One includes a guide to setting up a “basic nursery.” Can you spot at least 10 differences between the first and the final versions of the accompanying illustration? Here’s version number one:

nursery1

And here’s the finished version, after I decluttered the concept and worked with illustrator Kagan McLeod to refine the renderings of certain elements. Can you spot what’s changed?

nursery2

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