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Monday, Tuesday … Mentor Text Poetry

Early learners master days of the week quickly – and there are plenty of picture books that can help them do that – including my BUSY BUILDERS, BUSY WEEK! A days-of-the-week picture book can also serve as a fun mentor text … Continue reading

 

First the sprinkles, and now the cover!

Look what just went live! Another cover (and a peek at some pages)!  I can’t wait for the world to meet TRUMAN – because it takes courage to see new sights, hear new sounds, think new thoughts … and go after … 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

 

Appearances 2018

2/1/18             Elizabeth Green Elementary School, Newington, CT, Virtual Visit 2/1/18             Providence Elementary School, Aubrey, TX, Virtual Visit 2/1/18             Palencia Elementary School, St. Augustine, FL, Virtual … 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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