Archive for the ‘Contests and Giveaways’ Category

Board Book Giveaway – ALL THROUGH MY TOWN!

ALL THROUGH MY TOWN is making its board book appearance on February 17th. But why wait? I’m giving away 5 copies on Goodreads. So stop on over and enter. It’s SO easy! Here’s the link:  


Happy Birthday to Me, an NYC Editor Critique for YOU, and the Gift of Literacy for ALL!

Happy Birthday to me … 8 months late. But no matter, I’m still 55 and it turns out that 55 is a very special number. It was the highest speed limit allowed in the United States between 1974 and 1986. … Continue reading


Secret and Sensational Opportunity for Kidlit Writers Coming in Late August!

Whether you write picture books, chapter books, middle grade or young adult, stay tuned. I have a chance of a lifetime coming in late August. But I’m not ready to spill the beans quite yet. So polish up your favorite … Continue reading


TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! CBA Celebration: Giveaways, Critique Contest, Teacher Freebies and More!

WHEEE! I’m so thrilled and honored that TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS is the 2013 winner of the Colorado Book Award for Children’s Literature. Let’s celebrate! Time Out for Picture Books Critique Contest – Picture Book Writers, do you have a … Continue reading


Picture Book Critiques Auction for One Fund Boston

Today, I heard about a young, self-employed carpenter whose hands were incinerated in the blast at the Boston Marathon. So many lives were greatly touched by this tragedy. How can we not help? I’ve already donated to One Fund Boston. … Continue reading

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