Strum & The Wild Turkeys Press
Strum & The Wild Turkeys is a picture book illustrated by me, Alana McCarthy and written by Noa Daniel. The story is about finding your voice through a sense of belonging and the transformational power of music.
• Dwight Powell & Maxi Kleber read Strum and the Wild Turkeys as part of the Dallas Mavericks Reading Program
• Global News Weekend with Mike Arsenault
• Meet the Author and Illustrator of Strum and the Wild Turkeys - Alana McCarthy and Noa Daniel are interviewed by Ilene Winokur of Journeys to Belonging on YouTube
• Child's Life Magazine - Feature written by Justine Bicknell
• CBC - Interview > Here and Now Toronto with Gill Deacon - May 5, 2021: A peacock and a pack of wild turkeys inspires Noa Daniel to write a book for the classroom.
Geeky Pet Press
Geeky Pet is a series of pop-culture pet portraits painted by me, Alana McCarthy. They went viral on the internet back in 2012. Featured on Buzzfeed, The Mary Sue and I Can Haz Cheezburger. They even got a nod from Iron Man himself, Robert Downey Jr. when he posted my Catvengers piece to his Facebook page.
• Geeky Pet on Etsy - Shop prints, stickers, undies and more
• Interview on Innerspace - Morgan Hoffman from The Space Channel's Innerspace Show interviewing Alana McCarthy
• Worship the Brand - Super Cats: The Fan-tastic World of Alana McCarthy's Geeky Pet Art
• Whiskey With My Book - Interview with Alana McCarthy
Other press + links
• A Firefly's Journey - Book Trib book review
You can find more of my work on these other platforms
• Reedsy - Are you an illustrator or designer looking to work with independent writers? Click my Reedsy referral link and we both get $100 after you get your first job. I personally love Reedsy, I set my own rates and negotiate with the clients and Reedsy only takes 10%. I've done many picture books and book covers through their service.
• Wescover - Mural and chalk work
• Skillshare - Teaching illustration classes including Watercolour Pet Portraits: Likeness, Composition and Costuming
• TikTok - @AlanaMcCarthyArt