Monthly Archives: May 2017

Heart and Home: A Middle Grade Panel

Mark your calendars, southern California! I’m so excited to talk all things middle grade with these three fellow debuts–Sally, Jennifer, and Danielle. Won’t you join us? More info here. PS: If you have read A Rambler Steals Home, would you mind a quick review and/or starring it at Amazon? When a book hits fifty reviews […]

This House, Once + An Interview With Deborah Freedman

by Deborah FreedmanĀ (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017) When friends come visit my blog, I always ask them who their story heroes are. Deborah Freedman is one of mine. Here’s why. Your picture books are all lovely meditations on deeply important things: creativity, friendship, books, home. How do you turn a big idea into a […]

Pax and Blue and an Interview with Lori Richmond

by Lori Richmond (Simon and Schuster, 2017) I’ve been so fortunate to get to know this fabulous author, illustrator, and human this year, and I’m so pleased to introduce you to her today. Unless you also know her, and aren’t we lucky?* Meet Lori! When, how, or why did you get into picture books? I […]