In January, Rourke Educational Media released my newest titles in the Let’s Explore Science series. My author copies of Rock Cycle and Tools of the Trade: Using Scientific Equipment arrived yesterday. […]
TITLE: DIFFERENT LIKE COCO AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR: Elizabeth Matthews PUBLICATION INFO: Candlewick Press, 2007 ISBN:978-0763625481 SOURCE: library INTENDED AUDIENCE: grades K-4 GENRE: picture book OPENING and SYNOPSIS: “At a time when France was the center of all that […]
I’m planning for several author visits in April/May in Simi Valley and Bakersfield. My schedule kicks off with the Simi Valley Book Festival on Saturday, April 9. If you’re in […]
Ready to have some fun with your agent or publisher rejections? Join me on the SubItClub blog for a game of Rejection Bingo.
TITLE: BLUE ON BLUE AUTHOR: Dianne White ILLUSTRATOR: Beth Krommes PUBLICATION INFO: Beach Lane Books (2014) ISBN:9781442412675 SOURCE: library INTENDED AUDIENCE: grades K-3 GENRE: picture book OPENING and SYNOPSIS: “Cotton clouds. Morning light. Blue on blue. White […]
Many people think of writing as a romantic profession. The writer lounges outside in the sunshine, notebook and paper in hand, writing inspired poetry. The writer, fueled by coffee, hovers over the […]
TITLE: SNAPPSY THE ALLIGATOR (DID NOT ASK TO BE IN THIS BOOK) AUTHOR: Julie Falatko ILLUSTRATOR: Tim Miller PUBLICATION INFO: Viking Books for Young Readers (February 2, 2016) ISBN: 978-0451469458 […]