Author Spots for Schools!

Here’s a great way to connect children’s authors and readers, and it’s a WIN-WIN-WIN for schools, authors and school book fairs everywhere! AUTHOR SPOTS FOR SCHOOLS! Author Spots are FREE mini-commercials created by children’s authors that schools can broadcast to promote their book fair to kids and parents. I’m not talking about anything fancy here… Read more »

The Power of the Skype School Visit!

I had an amazing visit today with 5th graders in Seattle, Washington. The power and possibilities of Skype and schools are endless. Here’s one example. Check out those beautiful quilt squares here! And find out more about TIME OUT FOR TEACHERS right here!

2012 -2013 Appearances

WOWEE! My calendar is filling up nicely. Here’s my schedule thus far: 9/21/12 – Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association Trade Show, Children’s Author’s Tea 9/22 – 9/23/12 –  RMC-SCBWI Instructing “Minding Your Ps &Qs: A Picture Book Re-Vision Workshop” 10/1/12 – Castlewood Library 4-5 P.M. “CASTLES, CROWNS, CORNERS,CREATIVITY!” 10/3/12 – Koelbel Library 7-8 P.M…. Read more »

TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! Book Birthday Party!

It’s my book birthday for   TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! To celebrate the release, we’ve got a lot going on! And there’s something for EVERYONE!CHECK IT OUT! Time Out for Teachers – Free Skype Visits and Resources for Teachers and Librarians for the 2012-13 School YearTales from the Time Out Corner – A fun video… Read more »