Monthly Archives: June 2015

Dilly Dally Daisy

I’ve just updated my website with info on my newest picture book – Dilly Dally Daisy. It will be released on July 28th by Dial Books for Young Readers. Now you might ask, ‘Mark, where do you get your ideas?’ … Continue reading

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Self promotion

It’s summer so my blogging is paying the price and that’s alright. But these days one is supposed to never miss an opportunity to ‘engage’ your ‘readers’ or ‘fans’ or just people walking down the sidewalk that you can corner. (Such a … Continue reading

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Return your book on time or else…

The lions still impress me each time I visit the New York Public Library. For some odd reason they make me remember the giant Paul Bunyan statue in northern Minnesota when I was a child. You could sit on the … Continue reading

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Questions and Evasive Answers

“I want to know what’s your favorite book that you have made?” -Damian I get this question often. And it’s not easy to answer. I have a short answer, “When I work on a book, it usually takes quite a long … Continue reading

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