Archive for the ‘News to Use’ Category

TRUMAN in the New York Times!

Walking to the store reminds me of my once “big city” life. And while today I heard no honking taxis or growling trash trucks or shrieking cars, I did buy a big city newspaper and a donut … because it’s … Continue reading

 

Writer Seeking Teacher and Student Contributors for Her Contracted Book!

Dear teachers, HAPPY TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY! I hope your tulips are blooming, your temperatures are warming and your school year is winding down well! I’ve been busy wrapping up my final school visits for the year and my last few … Continue reading

 

A Bright, Shiny Starred Review for PUP 681!

On the heels of a weekend stuffed full of gratitude, comes an extra dollop of good news … a bright, shiny starred review for PUP 681. “Unabashedly adorable.” Thank you, Kirkus! “An abandoned baby sea otter is rescued and sent … Continue reading

 

Cover Reveal: PUP 681

Back in 2015, I received this incomparably sweet illustration from my agent, Erin Murphy. Her message: “What would you think about writing this otter pup’s story?” AWWWW! I soon learned that the art was inspired by an actual rescued sea … Continue reading

 

Get ready for World Read Aloud Day … or everyday!

February 1st is World Read Aloud Day!  Hooray! But there’s no need to limit your read aloud talent to one day of the year. Take every opportunity, all year long, to read with young readers or listeners. Whether it’s cuddled … Continue reading

 
 
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