Stops and Sightings

IRA San Antonio 2013 – Finally!

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 »

Visit Your Favorite Authors at CCIRA Feb. 6th – 9th!

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 »

Taking Time Out to Dream

Whenever I talk about my book TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! I always mention that the story is really about imagination. The students at St. Thomas More School really get that. Along with their librarian, the wonderful Lori Lucas, they let their imaginations run wild on these amazing wall murals. Thanks for sending me the pictures!!!

ABC Best Books for Children

TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! is on the list of ABC Best Books for Children and in such fabulous company. WHEEEEEE! Here ’tis! Chuck Close: Face Book, Chuck Close, $18.95, (HC), 978-1419701634, AbramsHippopposites, Janik Coat, $14.95, (HC), 978-1419701511, AbramsKel Gilligan’s Daredevil Stunt Show, Michael Buckley, Dan Santat (Illus.), $16.95, (HC), 978-1419703799, AbramsShadow on the Mountain, Margi… Read more »