Oh, Readers! Have you seen the stunning illustrations in my latest picture book, The Gravity Tree? Jaw dropping, right?! Let me introduce you to the talented artist who brilliantly brought this book to life, Yas Imamura. I had the opportunity to talk to Yas about her creative process, why visual storytelling was essential for this… Read more »Read More
CAMP COVID: The HISTORIC Week Ahead! Americans to launch astronauts into space from U.S. soil for first time in NINE years!
Okay, readers, friends and space fans! This week is going to be big. It’s been NINE years since America sent astronauts into space from U.S. soil. NINE. YEARS. Astronauts blasting off into space? My kids know that’s something the Russians do. Not America. Because in their lifetime, that’s been the truth. That changes this week…. Read more »Read More
Camp COVID: Art Therapy and Dolly Parton? Exactly What We Need!
Friends, I’m so excited to share what we’ve been up to with you because it’s EASY, it’s CALMING, it’s ENGROSSING, and we loved it. You may have noticed that many children’s book illustrators are offering art tutorials for FREE. This is an exciting development! My 2nd grader and I grabbed some paper and markers. We… Read more »Read More
The Cover is Here! The Cover is HERE! THE COVER IS HERE!
Cape Elizabeth, Maine – I don’t know what the UPS driver’s day was like before he pulled up out front. I’d been expecting him. My editor, the amazing Holly West, had told me that Advanced Reader Editions of our book, Google It: A History of Google, were en route. But as soon as I… Read more »Read More
Portland, Maine – Nothing like combining reading and writing with a great big adventure! The falling leaves give us a great opportunity to find lots of words in the woods. Here’s what we are using to capture them! A DECOMPOSITION BOOK – I’m so glad we stumbled upon this decomposition book. It’s the perfect field… Read more »Read More