give the gift of giving

a gift should be given

starkey & hendricks, the new york printing house that so elegantly produced tick, asked me to illustrate this story for their 2006 christmas book.

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each year, they unearth a forgotten christmas story from an old magazine, and republish it with new illustrations to give to clients and friends.

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this year’s story concerned a small, impoverished village at the top of a mountain that prepares itself for a visit from the king.

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