John Hendrix Illustrates the Story of a Civil War Hero
John Hendrix provides the illustrations for a new book on Civil War hero Sarah Emma Edmonds. Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, A Civil War Hero is written by Marissa Moss and aimed at readers ages 8-12. Edmonds was 19 when she disguised herself as a man so she could join a Michigan army regiment and battle the confederacy. She was a soldier and spy on the battlefield and later became a spy. Edmonds' incredible comes alive in this fast-paced and exciting book.
Two of Hendrix's illustrations, the cover art and the one seen below, will be on display at the Society of Illustrators 53rd Annual Book and Editorial Show. The show, at the American Museum of Illustration in New York City, highlights the best work in books and editorial from the past year. More details can be found here.
The book will be released March 1st and is available to pre-order now on Amazon.com.
See more of John Hendrix's illustrations here.