Welcome! This is the new home of my writing, musings, illustrations, and Simply 7 interviews. You can also find me at my old website. If you’re interested in a Simply 7 interview for your picture book, feel free to contact me, though I reserve the right to not do an interview.
You may remember meeting illustrator Erica Sirotich here on my blog before when we read about “The Road that Trucks Built” (and her adorable construction trucks). Today I am interviewing her as both an author and an illustrator for her picture book debut “Found Dogs” which came out this summer.
Helpless. We’ve all felt it. Especially lately. Helpless to stop the forces of natural destruction. Helpless to stop political or employment or world-at-large insanity. Helpless to stop hatred and change the world. Helpless. I’ve been feeling it a lot lately in my own life. Helpless at work to battle all the changes I see on […]
It was about this time last year that Miranda Paul stopped by my blog to talk about her picture book “10 Little Ninjas.” This time she is stopping by to talk about her latest picture book “The Great Pasta Escape” on its book birthday!
And once again our latest give away has come to an end. ONE lucky winner will receive an autographed copy of “The Road that Trucks Built” by Susanna Leonard Hill and Erica Sirotich. WHO will it be?
Today brings part two of the interviews for “The Road that Trucks Built.”
I know writers will automatically think this is a post only for illustrators and that’s not true. I also know that some already published and professional illustrators will think this only applies to newbies, but I’ve got something for the PALs here too. This post will have a little something for everyone: writers, illustrators, newbies […]
Today’s interview comes after a bit of a wait, but it’s well worth it! Arree Chung is a busy creator and as hard to catch as one of his picture book ninjas. BUT I can totally relate to that, as busy as I am too (i.e., teacher, writer, illustrator, interviewer, Alaska SCBWI Illustrator Coordinator, etc.).