Monthly Archives: August 2014

Thanksgiving in August…

Sorry about yet another post about my new book, The Great Thanksgiving Escape, but here’s a review that was forwarded to me from a great blog. From the review: “The ordinary surroundings of grandma’s house and the slightly comatose over-fed … Continue reading

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The Great Thanksgiving – Escaped!

The Great Thanksgiving Escape has escaped. I received my author copies – which is always a fun thing to find waiting for you at your door. More fun than a rabid raccoon, that’s for sure. Barnes and Noble has the book for a … Continue reading

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Books without paper.

Summer’s coming to an end. All the flowers in my garden are dying. And the school buses are about to roll again.  I just got the proofs for Tommy Can’t Stop, the picture book I illustrated for Hyperion written by Tim … Continue reading

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The Great Thanksgiving Escape

A new review from Publishers Weekly for my picture book The Great Thanksgiving Escape. And no, it’s not about turkeys per se. It is about Turkey Day and being an grandmas, stuck in the ‘kids’ room. The Great Thanksgiving Escape should … Continue reading

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What doing are you doing?

I haven’t been posting much but it’s not for lack of stuff to post about. More to do with being tired and on allergy meds. And lazy. I recently finished up two new projects for the kids market that will … Continue reading

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What makes a good school? A good class? A good teacher.

The issues facing schools and teachers are near-and-dear to me. I work with a local high school and review art department candidates, I visit schools and libraries around the country and I have a 7 year old who reminds me about what happens … Continue reading

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Minnesota? Oh-Yah! See you Sept. 20th!

I am thrilled to be a guest at the 15th Annual Celebration of Minnesota Children’s Authors and Illustrators! It’s at the Anderson Center in Red Wing, Minnesota on Saturday, September 20th. So if you are in Minnesota and want to … Continue reading

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