Monthly Archives: February 2015

More Photos of my Hogan Cedars Elementary School Visit

A few more pictures from my visit to Hogan Cedar’s primary school. Bork was especially impressed by the awesome Welcome Art the students made. Wait, Bork, Gork or Nklxwcyz Well, whichever one, it was great they took the time to travel … Continue reading

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Hogan Cedars Primary School!

Some great pictures of my visit to Hogan Cedars Primary school in Gresham. I had an awesome time. So many great questions from kindergarten kids up to 5th graders.  We discussed books, writing, illustration, animation and even video games. All … Continue reading

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Kidlit Week Winners! WOOHOO!!!

Originally posted on Sub It Club:
I’ve very excited to announce the winners of our Kidlit Week giveaways to celebrate 2 years of Sub It Club! But first, I have to thank each and every one of you who participated.…

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A favorite book?

 Happy Blue Creature & S. Beckett I am often asked about my favorite books and inspirations. I’m uncomfortable with that question in regards to kids lit as I don’t separate genres and styles well. I like what I like and it all … Continue reading

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Graphic novel picture book early reader chapter book

I’m hearing so much about ‘young reader’ graphic novels from librarians and teachers – it’s like it’s 2001 again. Back in 2001 and 2002 there was a lot of interest in graphic novels at schools and from bookstores. But that … Continue reading

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All three episodes of Book Reports

Here are link to all three animated shorts on Dreamwork TV’s You Tube channel. These shorts I wrote and designed. But it’s kind of hard to find a link to all three of them.   Alive in Wonderland Peter Pan   … Continue reading

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Me, me, me…me. An interview with me at Sub It Club!

Yeah, it’s one of those posts – all about me. Anyway, The folks at Sub It Club (a fine blog to follow if you are into publishing or writing or need help getting through those rejection letters and emails we all … Continue reading

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