Picnic Point student's illustration featured in J.K. Rowling's latest book
Last updated 10/28/2020 at 12:05pm
Esmé Wright almost didn't believe it.
About three months ago, the Picnic Point Elementary fifth-grader submitted a drawing as part of "The Ickabog Illustration" competition. "The Ickabog" is J.K. Rowling's latest book, scheduled to be published Nov. 10.
Esmé's mother, Margot Malone, who helped upload the illustration for the contest, received an email from Rowling's publisher, Scholastic, informing her that Esmé's drawing was going to be one of 34 entries included in the book.
"I was amazed," Esmé said. "I thought it was a dream."
The two read and reread the email from Scholastic just...