Quokka- Movies (Where the Wild Things Are)

The outdoor movie season has started again in Perth. I love it, it’s a brilliant part of Perth’s summer culture. One of the cinemas is called Movies By Burswood– it’s entirely volunteer-run and has raised over a million dollars for children’s charities over the years.

I’m really looking forward to the film Where the Wild Things Are. Coincidentally, the film also comes out today. So I decided to put it on the screen- or at least an homage to the original picture book that the movie is based on.

Quokka, issue 696, December 3 2009- movies (Where the Wild Things Are)

Author: James Foley

James Foley makes children’s books for children who read books. If you’re a child and you’re eating his books, you’re doing it wrong. His books include Brobot, Dungzilla, Gastronauts, Chickensaurus, Toffle Towers, My Dead Bunny and There's Something Weird About Lena. James lives in Perth with his wife, 2 kids, and a labrador. He is a massive Marvel movie nerd and comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts. Follow him on FB/twitter/insta/youtube @jamesfoleybooks, or at www.jamesfoley.com.au .

2 thoughts on “Quokka- Movies (Where the Wild Things Are)”

  1. Fabulous illustration. Makes me smile. Love how the screen glows, and even the lighting on the quokkas lining up looks brilliant. It is also nice how you have left the background monochrome.

    1. Cheers Shannon 🙂 this one was a lot of fun. The lighting was cool to try, I think it turned out okay. Glad I use photoshop to colour these, it would be very hard with watercolours or gouache.

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