click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  preliminary test illustration to develop the main character and the overall feel of the intended images for a new story concept by Steven:  The Incredible Life of Filbert Hieronymus Mann   Here Filbert is on the grounds of his family's massive countryside estate, posing with his faithful Great Dane dog, Victoria, along with his servant imp, Fellbrook.    see Steven’s complete list of published picture books to date
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  detail view of the servant imp, Fellbrook
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  While walking the grounds of his family's massive countryside estate, Filbert is confronted by a talking snake with a fascinating story to tell...
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  another preliminary test illustration to develop one of the main characters and the overall feel of the intended images for a new story concept by Steven:  The Incredible Life of Filbert Hieronymus Mann   Here Anna is riding atop the giant bird named Hachette… flying all through the night to reach the isolated castle, Kalmar.    see Steven’s complete list of published picture books to date
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  Anna  - detail view of the full illustration at left
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  the isolated   Kalmar Castle  - detail view of the full illustration at left
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  preliminary test illustration to develop the main character and the overall feel of the intended images for a new story concept by Steven:  The Incredible Life of Filbert Hieronymus Mann   Here Filbert is on the grounds of his family's massive countryside estate, posing with his faithful Great Dane dog, Victoria, along with his servant imp, Fellbrook.    see Steven’s complete list of published picture books to date
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: preliminary test illustration to develop the main character and the overall feel of the intended images for a new story concept by Steven: The Incredible Life of Filbert Hieronymus Mann

Here Filbert is on the grounds of his family's massive countryside estate, posing with his faithful Great Dane dog, Victoria, along with his servant imp, Fellbrook.

see Steven’s complete list of published picture books to date

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  detail view of the servant imp, Fellbrook
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: detail view of the servant imp, Fellbrook

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  While walking the grounds of his family's massive countryside estate, Filbert is confronted by a talking snake with a fascinating story to tell...
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: While walking the grounds of his family's massive countryside estate, Filbert is confronted by a talking snake with a fascinating story to tell...

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  another preliminary test illustration to develop one of the main characters and the overall feel of the intended images for a new story concept by Steven:  The Incredible Life of Filbert Hieronymus Mann   Here Anna is riding atop the giant bird named Hachette… flying all through the night to reach the isolated castle, Kalmar.    see Steven’s complete list of published picture books to date
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: another preliminary test illustration to develop one of the main characters and the overall feel of the intended images for a new story concept by Steven: The Incredible Life of Filbert Hieronymus Mann

Here Anna is riding atop the giant bird named Hachette… flying all through the night to reach the isolated castle, Kalmar.

see Steven’s complete list of published picture books to date

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  Anna  - detail view of the full illustration at left
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: Anna -detail view of the full illustration at left

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  the isolated   Kalmar Castle  - detail view of the full illustration at left
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: the isolated Kalmar Castle -detail view of the full illustration at left