JANET PERLMAN

ANIMATION   STORY   ILLUSTRATION

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Books, penguins, magazines, pumpkins, and monsters

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BOOKS

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The Emperor Penguin's New Clothes book

THE EMPEROR PENGUIN’S NEW CLOTHES

Written & illustrated by Janet Perlman

Cinderella Penguin watering pumpkins

BANNED IN FLORIDA!

Why? Is it the cabbage? The penguins? 

The Penguin and the Pea book
Cinderella Penguin book

CINDERELLA PENGUIN

Written & illustrated by Janet Perlman

Based on my NFB film The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin. 

Parents' Choice gold medal

A Parents’ Choice Gold Award winner

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The Delicious Bug book
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THE PENGUIN AND THE PEA

Written & illustrated by Janet Perlman

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THE DELICIOUS BUG

 is based on my NFB film Dinner for Two

- North Carolina Children’s Book Award Short-listed

- Shining Willow Award, Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice Award, short-listed

- Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, short-listed

- Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, winner

Attention: This book contains no penguins.

These drawings are from animated pieces for the documentary series We Shall Remain, which portrays the history of Native Americans in the United States.  Plains Indian ledger drawings served as inspiration to provide a better understanding of Dennis Banks’ residential school experience. Produced by Acme Filmworks.

School children at mealtime
Children at bedtime
Children and teacher at blackboard
Child's hair being cut off

CHILDREN’S MAGAZINES

Monster driving a bus
The Yolkies
Zoey battling a zombie hamster
Dog about to catch a sandwich
Leo and Jen learn duck talk
The Purple Honkers read a recipe book
Monsters hiding in a town

The NFB cafeteria was a great place to for filmmakers to eat, socialize, and exchange ideas. On the occasion of the NFB’s big move to its new downtown offices, I illustrated some anecdotes about the cafeteria from my early filmmaking days at the NFB.

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