Caryn

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About me

Gender Female
Location Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Introduction I've always wished I was a superhero of some sorts with a flashy and unfashionable costume. Instead I'm a wife, mom and aspiring children's book illustrator. At smellingoranges, I post about illustration and other random things I love. I'm obsessed with picture books, owning over 700 and I'm passionately blogging about them at threebooksanight.com.
Interests children's books, design, typography, traveling, coffee, photography, vintage stores, ice cream, carousels, Jazz, baking, cooking, eating, decorating, reading, making things
Favorite Movies You've Got Mail, Cool Runnings, Kung Fu Panda, Emperor's New Groove, Juno, Amelie
Favorite Music Jazz, the Head and the Heart, the Beatles, Switchfoot, Sufjan Stevens, Ella Fitzgerald, June Christy, She & Him, Amelie soundtrack, Elizabeth Mitchell
Favorite Books BOOKS: Greensleeves, Persuasion, Rules, AUTHORS/ILLUSTRATORS: Mo Willems, C.S. Lewis, Holly Hobbie, Lois Lowry, Maurice Sendak, Virginia Lee Burton, Francena Arnold, Oliver Jeffers, Ruth Krauss, Crockett Johnson, Jack Kent, Marla Frazee, the Provensens