Let’s celebrate Armed Forces Day with a reading of the children’s book, “Ajax, Bound for Glory,” and a demo of how to draw the main character with the illustrator herself! This picture book was written by Sarah E. Dautel and illustrated by her sister, Hannah E. Dautel. Ajax, the rabbit, has high hopes of being a valiant warrior, but tragedy strikes. With his new prosthetic leg, Ajax realizes he will never hop again. He must find a new way to contribute to the military he has always dreamed of being a part of. “Ajax, Bound for Glory” is a story of ambition and perseverance that celebrates the power of music! Following the reading of this book, Hannah E. Dautel demonstrates how to draw rabbits using a simple circles and shows her process for creating Ajax.
Permission for the reading of this book in its entirety was granted by the author, Sarah E. Dautel.