When Alexandria "Lexi" Bonner wrapped up her final project for a PCA&D class on making a children's book, she didn't just shove the pages into a drawer and forget all about them.
No, those characters lingered in her mind: A mischievous firefly named Ember. A curly-haired, button-nosed child whose daytime curiosity spills over into a playful, creative dream world.
And Bonner, who'd long speculated about writing and illustrating a book, wasn't about to let that firefly and that child linger forgotten in a drawer forever.
Three years after earning her BFA in Fine Art from PCA&D, Bonner's tale about the pair's dreamtime adventure has been published as "Ember," a wordless book that tells its story solely through Bonner's illustrations.Read More