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Welcome!  This is the home of my writing, illustrations, and Simply 7 interviews. 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.  (I get quite busy sometimes!)

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Simply 7 with Rajani Larocca–“Seven Golden Rings: a Tale of Music & Math”

I’ve been down a lot the last couple of weeks.  Perhaps I was just staving off the inevitable and it’s my turn to be depressed in this pandemic.  I don’t know, but here I am.  Yet there are these moments of pure joy that help me to forget, just for a few minutes, the gloom around me.  I marvel at the carefree birds who fly from season to season unaware of my travails.  I marvel at the endless joy found in a child’s laugh.  And I marvel at the glow of a good book.  Today, I get to share that last bit with you. Continue reading