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Hooray! A New Book Deal – BUSY BUILDERS, BUSY WEEK!

I leave the country for a few days, and look what happens: “Caroline Abbey At Bloomsbury has acquired Jean Reidy’s picture book text BUSY BUILDERS, BUSY WEEK!, in which progress at a busy playground construction coincides with the progression of … Continue reading


Coming in October! WIJ SAMEN OP STAP

Thanks to Leo Timmers, Bart Moeyaert and Bloomsbury, look what’s coming out in October! The Dutch edition of ALL THROUGH MY TOWN. The title translation is “We Go Out Together.” Adorable! Rarely do I get to see my foreign rights … 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


TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! Picture Book Critique Contest

Last summer, TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! made a monster appearance on bookstore and library shelves everywhere.  And now it’s won the  COLORADO BOOK AWARD! That’s something to celebrate!So  for all my writer friends out there I’m holding a TIME OUT … Continue reading


TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! wins the Colorado Book Award! Congratulations to ALL!

I couldn’t be more honored and thrilled. And I’m loving my cover bling! Congratulations to my fellow finalists and all the winners! Here they are by category. Please join me in a rousing round of applause for all! AnthologyReclaiming School … Continue reading

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