What is Come In, Come In! ?
Come in, Come in! is a children’s picture book that captures a young child and their dream of a world in which everyone is welcome just as they are. In this world, absolutely anything is possible, and you will meet a cast of characters you are certain never to forget—elephant clouds, yogi giraffes, giggling moons, dancing tricycles, pirouetting porcupines, hiccuping hyenas, starﬁsh wishes and more!
Written by #1 bestselling children’s book author Roger Hutchison, and illustrated by award-winning illustrator, Nicky Mills, Come in, Come in! is certain to please readers & dreamers both young and old with its uniquely compelling universe and profound words meant to showcase the possibility of a world in which we all accept each other for exactly who we are.
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What is Faces: A Love Story ?
Faces: A Love Story is a picture book for people of all ages featuring a simple text and full-color face illustrations of those we might see in our neighborhood, in the office or school, in the grocery store, on the playground, or on the street. Faces reflecting the image of God. Faces that remind us of our diversity and the stories we tell through colors, shapes, scars, ages, and expressions, now more than ever. And when life returns to normal, faces we cherish more than ever did before.
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Who Is Roger Hutchison?
Roger Hutchison is the #1 Bestselling author and illustrator of many books including, Faces: A Love Story, The Painting Table, My Favorite Color is Blue. Sometimes., and Come in, Come in!.
Following the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, Roger had the privilege of painting with children who witnessed this tragic event. The experience profoundly affected him and convinced him to serve those who grieve with his writing and art.
Roger received the Governor’s Order of the Silver Crescent Award in 2014. The Order of the Silver Crescent is South Carolina’s highest civilian honor for exemplary performance, contribution and achievement within the community.
There is prayerful poetry woven through Roger’s work—a gentle reverence in his tone and posture toward the heartbroken—and an ambition to use art, color and poetic language to communicate love and promote healing and hope in today’s hurting world.
Roger serves as the Director of Christian Formation and Parish Life at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church in Houston, TX and is a member of the National Association of Grieving Children and Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. He lives with his wife and daughter just outside of Houston.
To learn more about Roger and follow his story, you can find him on Instagram Instagram @rogerhutchisonbooks or on his website www.rogerhutchisonbooks.com.