a remarkable teacher in Barcelona introduced the story to her class. And her class created amazing art. And they all got to meet a real live tortoise. This is truly the best kind of e-mail. Hi Jean, My name is Laura and I am a kindergarten teacher in a public school in Barcelona (Catalonia). A… Read more »
Stops and Sightings
KIRKUS REVIEW A tiny tortoise discovers just how brave he is when his girl unexpectedly takes a bus headed away from home. Truman, like his girl, Sarah, is quiet, “peaceful and pensive,” unlike the busy, noisy city outside their building’s window. In just the first few spreads, Reidy and Cummins manage to capture the close… Read more »
Welcome, friends, to Day 4 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 lead up to one stupendous surprise! So, it seemed only fitting that for a days-of-the-week… Read more »
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 you, Lori, for letting me spy on your greatness! … Read more »
Alexa Tuell reading TOO PURPLEY! Me, Sarah Azibo, Todd Tuell and Alexa Tuell! At the SCBWI Booth! With the fabulous Lin Oliver who was touring with her co-author, Henry Winkler!
Dear Friends, As I’m sure you know, today is Colorado Gives Day. No doubt you are receiving many emails and appeals from worthy charitable organizations throughout our great state. I hope you’ll indulge me as I ask you to join me in supporting Reach Out and Read Colorado today. Reach Out and Read Colorado… Read more »
For anyone who is a follower of my blog, I’d like to redirect you to one of my favorite blogs:BIBLIO LINKS The sole purpose of school librarian and children’s author, Natalie Dias Lorenzi’s Biblio Links is to match kids with books they might likely love and teachers to books they can use in the classroom…. Read more »
Oh yes! IRA 2013 was back in April. And I am guilty of blog neglect. While I plan to post with some textual substance soon, I did want to share photos of one of the most delightful, “working” weekends I’ve ever had. With fellow authors and agency mates Liz Garton Scanlon and Kari Anne Holt…. Read more »
So many adorable readers ,,, including, Millie, who reveals TOO PRINCESSY’S super-secret subplot – about bugs. Love!
So many awesome author and illustrator friends will be presenting and/or signing books at the Colorado Council International Reading Association Conference next week 2/6-2/9. And I’m getting SUPER excited to catch up with these literacy heroes! Chris BartonLeslie ClarkCarmela LaVigna CoyleMelanie CrowderJulie DannebergLindsay ElandEllen JavernickJeanne KaufmanClaudia Cangilla McAdamPam MingleJeannie MobleyAnn NagdaLinda OsmundsonNancy OswaldMarjorie Blain ParkerKathleen… Read more »