Archive for the ‘Pay it Forward Fridays’ Category

Engaging the Picture Book Crowd

Here’s a short piece I wrote a couple of years ago. But it seems even more appropriate on the eve of World Read Aloud Day. Enjoy your reading, everyone! Engaging the Picture Book Crowd Whether it’s through quiet, cuddle time, … Continue reading

 

Busy Builders, Busy Week! Book Bash Day 6

Welcome, friends, to Day 6 of my BUSY BUILDERS, BUSY WEEK! Book Bash. In my latest book, each day of the week features a colorful cast of animal characters and a different construction activity as the digging, dumping and ‘dozing … Continue reading

 

In the Hands of a Great Librarian …

FUN = Attending a “Things That Go” story time at the amazing Koelbel Public Library and watching the hilarious and energetic librarian, Lori Noreen, bring ALL THROUGH MY TOWN – and many more wonderful picture books – to life. Thank … Continue reading

 

Robots and Rust Monsters: Anna Staniszewski on Developing a Picture Book Idea

In the world of picture book writing, much attention is given to idea generation. But so little is said about the actual process of writing the book. Today, friend and fellow author, Anna Staniszewski, shares her journey from a nugget … Continue reading

 

When Writers Write Together – Guest Post by Claudia Mills

How inspiring it was to host the prolific and talented Claudia Mills in my home for a writers’ write-in. Claudia is one focused author – let me tell you! – and able to tune-out the cackling coffee drinkers in my … Continue reading

 
 
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