Stops and Sightings

Upcoming Appearances!

Here’s where I’ll be in the next few months! September 18-19, 2010 – RMCSCBWI Conference Presenter, Denver CO October 2, 2010 – Koelbel Public Library 2-3 P.M. October 18, 2010 – Davies Public Library 1-2 P.M. October 23, 2010 – Castlewood Public Library 10:30-11:30 November 3, 2010 – National Association for the Education of Young… Read more »

Let’s plan The Year of the Picture Book!

At a recent meeting of New England Children’s Booksellers Advisory Council, Ken Geist, vice president and editorial director of Orchard Books and Cartwheel Books and author of the picture book The Three Little Fish, pleaded with booksellers to promote picture books. You can read the full article here. In the ensuing discussion, one bookseller suggested… Read more »

Pay It Forward Friday: Do the “Write” Thing for Nashville

Three generous and talented Nashville authors – Victoria Schwab, Amanda Morgan and Myra McEntire – have joined forces to help flood ravaged Nashville, Tennessee. In Victoria Schwab’s own words: So if you haven’t heard, Nashville, TN is in a MAJOR crisis. On May 1st and 2nd, Nashville, Tennessee received a record amount of rain—nearly 13.5… Read more »

Signed copies of TOO PURPLEY! in these stores now!

I’ve been traveling in the Midwest and Northwest these past two weeks and stopped in to sign TOO PURPLEY! stock at the following bookstores: Barnes & Noble (Near the Notre Dame Campus)6501 North Grape RoadMishawaka, IN 46545574-247-0864 Borders (Near the Notre Dame Campus)4230 Grape Road Mishawaka, IN 46545 Barnes & Noble2619 Miamisburg-Centerville RdDayton, OH 45459937-433-0750… Read more »

Annie Leonard and THE STORY OF STUFF

There’s a great interview, today, in the School Library Journal online edition, with Annie Leonard, creator of THE STORY OF STUFF. Annie’s self-deprecating admission of her lack of intellectualism, provides humble humor alongside her movie masterpiece, which has been viewed in classrooms and homes all over the world. For those of you unfamiliar, THE STORY… Read more »