This illustration is my submission for the Tomie dePaola Award for the 2012 SCBWI Winter Conference held in NYC. Tomie dePaola himself choose an excerpt from 'Chicken Little' and illustrators from SCBWI illustrated their own interpretation from the little blurb.
Here's the blurb...
So they went along and went along until they met Turkey Lurkey
“Good morning, Goosey Loosey, Ducky Daddles, Cocky Locky, Henny Penny,
and Chicken Licken,” said Turkey Lurkey, “where are you going?”
“Oh, Turkey Lurkey, the sky is falling and we are going to tell the King!”
“How do you know the sky is falling?” asked Turkey Lurkey.
“Ducky Daddles told me,” said Goosey Loosey.
“Cocky Locky told me,” said Ducky Daddles.
“Henny Penny told me,” said Cocky Locky.
“Chicken Licken told me,” said Henny Penny
“I saw it with my own eyes, I heard it with my own ears,
and a piece of it fell on my tail!” said Chicken Licken.
“Then I will go with you,” said Turkey Lurkey, “and we will tell the King!”
Hope you enjoy. And hope to see/meet others at the conference! Been working hard to prepare, it'll pay off ...someday. :D