A sixth grade project becomes the author & illustrator's "Pride & Joy."

 

The Eagle and I by Dan Waltz

 

This is where it all started. I wrote this book in 1975. I was in 6th Grade. I still have it today and I preserve it in acid free plastic. It is my pride and joy. I painstakingly scanned each brittle page to preserve it digitally for all to enjoy. It's school projects like this one that make lasting impacts on ones future.

 

The Eagle & I

 

I truly believe that anyone can do what I do, if they want to bad enough. All it takes is drive and persistance and a want. I posted this book as inpiration and to prove to you that I was not born with a gift. As you can see, the drawings in this book are not anything out of what any ordinary 6th grader can do. I worked hard to get to where I am today, and if I can do it, so can you... "Follow your dreams!"

 

The Book takes a minute to load. Thanks for your patience.

Once loaded, hover mouse over book and use the left and right arrows to navigate through the book.

Click on book if you would like to view larger. Enjoy....

 

arrow
Browse Dan's e-store here!