The Forest Neighbors Mock-up
Character design and book dummy/mock-up for Mark Mariano's new book, The Forest Neighbors.
The Forest Neighbors
by Mark Mariano
133 words Picture book
It can be tough moving to a new home.
You hope for a nice place to live with friendly neighbors.
A good neighbor will welcome you with open arms.
They will offer you food.
They will show you around.
They will introduce you to your new neighbors.
Some may look grumpy...
but that doesn’t mean they are.
Some may be different...
but that doesn’t make them bad.
Neighbors will play with you, chat with you, sing with you, hang out with you.
You may not get along with everyone.
A good neighbor doesn't argue.
Neighbors share good times
They share bad times.
A good neighbor is always there to help.
As time passes, some neighbors move away.
New neighbors will move in.
A good neighbor will welcome them with open arms.