Monday, June 14, 2010

Sneak Peek: Episode 20 Goes Live Friday, June 18th

Latest Exquisite Corpse Adventure Episode Written by Steven Kellogg

In our last episode of The Exquisite Corpse Adventure 19, by Shannon Hale, our heroes found Genius Kelly, the pig, beneath a chestnut tree. Their delight was short-lived. The wolf attacked and Nancy killed it, releasing the eggy being inside who signaled his fellow aliens. Joe, Nancy, and Roberta realized that her robot legs were still running through time. The three of them formed a human (and robot) chain to grab them while Hathi, Sybil, and Genius Kelly prepared for the attacking aliens. The legs appeared, the three tackled them, and Roberta snapped them on. Unfortunately, the chaos of capturing the legs threw Joe, Nancy, and Roberta into a different time dimension. One without Hathi, Sybil, and Genius Kelly.

In Episode 20 by Steven Kellogg, what happens to Leonardo Dubenski, the evilest villain in all of Villiandom? Who saves Hathi, Sybil, and Genius Kelly, the pig? What is he traveling in? Where are Nancy, Joe, and Roberta?

Read the Episode and see Timothy Basil Ering's colorful and fun illustrations at!

Steven Kellogg has written and illustrated over one hundred picture books. His love of drawing began at a young age where he entertained his sisters with, "Telling stories on paper." He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Irma Simonton Black Award, the IRA-CBC Children's Choice Award, the Parents' Choice Award, inclusion on the ALA Notable Books lists, Booklist Editor's Choice, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, the Horn Book Fanfare, and the list of Reading Rainbow featured selections. Episode 11 of The Exquisite Corpse Adventure is illustrated by Steven.
Be sure to check for Steven's books at your favorite library and bookstore. Especially his Pinkerton series based on his own Great Dane! To learn more about Steven and his work, visit his website.

Timothy Basil Ering is an author and illustrator. He says, "I always think of illustration as a form of acting. Each time I approach a project, I need to become the character I'm depicting. And then I have to choose the appropriate medium that will allow me to speak the voice." You can see more of Timothy's wonderful illustrations for The Exquisite Corpse Adventure in Episode 4, Episode 8, Episode 12, and Episode 16.

Some of Timothy's works include:

Visit Timothy's website for  more information on his books and illustrations.