Archive for the ‘Thoughts from my Books’ Category

First the sprinkles, and now the cover!

Look what just went live! Another cover (and a peek at some pages)!  I can’t wait for the world to meet TRUMAN – because it takes courage to see new sights, hear new sounds, think new thoughts … and go after … Continue reading

 

Story Universe Writing Prompt for Young Writers

Recently in an interview about BUSY BUILDERS, BUSY WEEK! on the Mom Read It Blog I was asked  – MRI: You’ve also written a book called ALL THROUGH MY TOWN that features animals as the main characters. Do you think … Continue reading

 

BUSY BUILDERS, BUSY WEEK! Book Birthday

Welcome, friends! My latest picture book, BUSY BUILDERS, BUSY WEEK! is out in the world. YIPPEE! In it, you’ll meet a colorful cast of animal characters building something wonderful and whimsical for their community! Each day of the week contains … Continue reading

 

Skyping with Older Students and “What I Love Most.”

My published picture books are aimed at the youngest readers, so teachers of 2nd-12th graders often wonder what I can do in their classrooms. Why Skype with an author who writes kiddie books? With older students, we usually talk more … 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

 
 
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