Archive for the ‘Thoughts from my Books’ Category

TOO PRINCESSY! has a cover!

And it’s oh so pink. TOO PRINCESSY! comes out in January 2012 from Bloomsbury and you can preorder it here. Find out more at


Experiencing serious cover love!

Thank you, Margaret Chodos Irvine.Light Up the Night comes out this October from Disney Hyperion


The Wheels on This Bus …

Ha ha ha. For some strange age-induced, hard-drive-overload, blocked-childhood reason, it never occurred to me that the title of my latest picture book is the repeating stanza of the song I sang to my kids endlessly. YIKES! Here’s the PM … Continue reading


The Temptation to Teach a Lesson

I recently autographed dozens of bookplates for TOO PICKLEY! with personalizations for children, but requested primarily by adults. In many of the requests, I was instructed to inscribe mini-warnings like “Remember to eat your veggies” or “Fruits come first.” I … Continue reading


It’s never too late for TOO PICKLEY!

Thanks to all who attended the TOO PICKLEY! PARTY!!But if you missed it OR you just want to keep on partying, the fun continues. Request autographed bookplates. Explore fun activities at home or school with the free TOO PICKLEY! TEACHER’S … Continue reading

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