I took reference photos at MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM that I used for illustrations.

Here is an unbelievable example of OCTOPUS CAMOUFLAGE (and inking too)!
It's part of a longer TED Talk by David Gallo called Underwater Astonishments.

This shows the octopus' extreme flexibility and ability to SQUEEZE into tiny spaces.

Kirkus Interview with Julie Danielson of
7 Impossible Things Before Breakfast
Interview on Chris Barton's blog
Pronouncing Divya's Name
Design Sponge Interview
Mr. Schu Interview
Interview on Cynthia Leitich Smith's blog
Interview in The Austin Chronicle
Interview on Uma Krishnaswami's blog
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