Coye was a key figure in the "weird fiction" genre. This was a generation of writers and illustrators working in the specific world of horror, sci-fi and bizarre pulp books and magazines. We look at them now as masters of a disappearing craft.
Finding success at an early age, Tobie Giddio began illustrating advertisements for Bergdorf Goodman soon after graduating from college. The ads were somewhat iconic and ran through the end of the '80s.
Glory in the Morning gives parents a vehicle to share the power of being believed in and the realization that eyes aren't the only way we see with their children. Kids don't need my backstory to understand the underlying message of the book.