Places to search for ideas:
Folk & Fairy Tales
Songs or Poems
Things Kids Hate
Change it up, don't draw just another version of Cinderella - make her a diva with her step-sisters waiting on her. Or check out Dani Jone's take on a classic holiday song: Frosty the Gourdman.
Use your unique style to retell a classic.
Create an unusual visual twist to an ordinary situation.
Leave a little mystery, the viewer should ask - what's the story here? What's going to happen next?
101 Projects for Illustrators by Dani Jones
79 Things Kids Don’t Like by Tara Lazar