Relationships are difficult things to navigate, especially when we’re kids. So, I just love the simple difficulty that arises between Stephanie and her best friend in Cinta Arribas‘ new MY BEST FRIEND, SOMETIMES, written by Naomi Danis for POW! in New York. Cinta dropped by, all the way from Spain, to share more about it. Read the full article here. Read More

BOOK: My Best Friend, Sometimes

A story that vividly examines the occasionally-turbulent friendships of young girls. My Best Friend, Sometimes is an empathic and honest portrait of the delight in these relationships, but also the confusion, jealousy and vulnerability that can result. “Stephanie and I like each other. And we don’t like each other. Both.” It all begins on the day Stephanie proposes, “If you give me a cookie, I’ll be your best friend.” From then on, the two girls are inseparable, but not always at peace. They love to giggle, whisper, observe their classmates, and share their most outlandish, secret dreams. But sometimes they… Read More

NEWS: Let’s Talk Illustrators #150: Cinta Arribas

Today I’m talking to Spanish illustrator Cinta Arribas, whose illustrations in Naomi Danis’ My Best Friend, Sometimes are equal parts funny and relatable. This is the same duo who created I Hate Everyone two years ago, and it was such a pleasure to catch Cinta to discuss her uniquely bubbly and energetic illustration style with this new book. Enjoy! Continue reading here. Read More