Archive for the ‘Picture Book Peeks’ Category

Busy Builders, Busy Week! Book Bash Day 2

Welcome, friends, to Day 2 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


A Holly Jolly Picture Book Peek: Win a Free Critique!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! So for all my writer friends out there I’m holding a HOLLY JOLLY PICTURE BOOK PEEK MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014 Win a free critique of a selected picture book manuscript.   Here’s how … Continue reading


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


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

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