“. . . they curled together like spoons, snug as two bugs in a rug. Not pinchy bugs. Nice bugs. The nicest bugs ever.”

I just finished this illustration for a chapter book I’m working on. I’ve been having fun making drawings where physical reality shares the stage with imagination and ideas.

In this case, I had to think what would come across as a “nice bug.” It could have been a lot of things. I settled on some dragonfly-type wings.

What is your favorite bug?