All posts by mrjonesey

“This is The Rink Where Jack Plays”, Scholastic Canada

A sporty take on This Is the House that Jack Built! This is the rink where Jack plays. This is the ice so white and slick, Where players practice skating tricks, Down at the rink where Jack plays. Incorporating lively hockey action, sports values and team play in gentle, rhythmic text, this book is a […]

Chickadee Magazine cover

Cover illustration for the October 2019 issue of Chickadee. Get the scoop on the search for aliens, make cool Halloween costumes, and learn fun magic tricks! Here are some of my preliminary sketches, playing with a few different compositions:  

“Our Babysitter is a Monster!”, Chickadee Magazine

A four page comic I wrote and illustrated for the March issue of Chickadee Magazine. I would have loved it if I had the space to extend this out to 10 or so pages. Scroll to the bottom of the post to see sketches for some unused panels/scenes. Here are sketches for a couple of […]

“Silly Summer Games” poster

Remember feeling bored a few weeks into summer vacation? Here’s a little poster I made with some fun ideas to keep the little ones entertained 🙂 (click image to enlarge)  

Take Me Out To The Ice Rink, Scholastic Canada

Written by Stella Partheniou Grasso Illustrated by Chris Jones ISBN: 978-1-4431-5725-4 24 pages ▪ 9″ x 9″  ▪ paperback   Hockey season is finally here and there’s no better way to celebrate than to sing about how much we love the game. Take me out to the ice rink. Take me out to the game. […]