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Shipman, with husband Gary Shipman, created the independently produced comic book series Pakkins' Land, writing and editing the series. Pakkins' Land tells the adventuresome and engaging tale of Paul, a young boy who finds himself in a magical world filled with talking animals, mystery and excitement. Pakkins' Land has been heralded for excellence by both critics and peers alike, accumulating an international following and numerous award nominations.
Certain characters in the Pakkins' Land stories are named after Shipman's three children.