Technical glitches aside, I had so much fun chatting with Mel Rosenberg on the New Books Network. We talked about my childhood, my family, my unconventional path to publishing and – of course – books! Have a look! Or if you’d rather just listen, here’s a link to the podcast! Happy Reading! Jean
It’s that Book Festival Time of Year!
Friends, after two years of virtual visiting, I’m excited to be back on the road with in-person events! I can’t wait until 10/8 and the Warwick Children’s Book Festival where I’ll be signing copies of SYLVIE and all my latest books. Check out this amazing line-up of authors, illustrators, music, and fun. All the details… Read more »
5/6/23 Hudson Children’s Book Festival Hudson, NY 6/20-21 LITapalooza Naperville, IL 6/24/23 Storytime at the Book Stall 10:30 AM Winnetka, IL 9/30/23 Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival Chappaqua, NY Stay tuned for more! To find out more about Jean’s School and Virtual Visits. To inquire about other appearances or to schedule Jean for… Read more »
GROUP HUG Instagram Book Tour!
I’m thrilled that GROUP HUG will be making its way through all of these awesome readers and reviewers! I hope you’ll follow along! If you’d like a copy for yourself or a young reader in your life, buying options are right here: IndieBound Barnes & Noble Amazon Hugs all around! Jean
WHAT WOULD YOU DO IN A BOOK ABOUT YOU? Book Launch
Hooray! It’s just one month away! Please join Joey Chou and me, virtually, as we celebrate the launch of our latest book WHAT WOULD YOU DO IN A BOOK ABOUT YOU? (HarperCollins) 4/10/21 11:00 AM Central (10:00 AM Mountain) hosted by The Book Stall. WHAT WOULD YOU DO IN A BOOK ABOUT YOU? encourages readers,… Read more »
Showcasing My Upcoming Picture Book WHAT WOULD YOU DO IN A BOOK ABOUT YOU?
Dear Readers, Do you have 3 minutes? Then stick around and listen to my book talk about my upcoming picture book, WHAT WOULD YOU DO IN A BOOK ABOUT YOU? This book – which encourages kids to dream big – is illustrated by the amazing Joey Chou and published by the awesome children’s team at… Read more »
Stay tuned for virtual events surrounding the release of my latest book WHAT WOULD YOU DO IN A BOOK ABOUT YOU? coming 4/6/21 from HarperCollins. You can preorder it now! To find out more about Jean’s School and Virtual Visits. To inquire about other appearances or to schedule Jean for an appearance.
TRUMAN and PUP 681 are both finalists for the Colorado Book Award!
With all of the other headlines lately, I forgot to mention this. Both Pup 681 and Truman are finalists for the Colorado Book Award. Colorado Humanities and Center for the Book will announce the winners today at this virtual ceremony right here on Facebook Live. https://www.facebook.com/events/261107828598260/ Lucy Ruth Cummins, Ashley Crowley, and I couldn’t… Read more »
New appearances are added daily! 2/6/20 CCIRA Denver 10:30-11:30 Noticings Wondering and Listerner-Led Read Alouds 2/7/20 CCIRA Denver RMC-SCBWI Panel 4:00 2/10/20 Willowbrook School Visit, Glenview, IL 2/11/20 Westcott School Visit, Northbrook, IL 2/23/20 … Read more »
The PUP 681 Curriculum and Storytime Guide is here! And it’s FREE!
Dear Teachers and Librarians, My latest book PUP 681: A SEA OTTER RESCUE STORY is based on the true story of Luna, a rescued sea otter who now lives at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. It’s a heart-filled and hopeful tale about family and love which Kirkus – in their STARRED review – calls “unabashedly… Read more »