Category Archives: Chronicle Books

Flashback Tuesday. Earthling!

This is the second post in a series about my books. I know, I know..kind of a boring thing to post about but I don’t want to talk politics on this blog…let everyone else do that, and I can’t share … Continue reading

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These books are made for reading…but not in English.

I recieved a few copies of Earthling! in Czech. They are beautiful books. They did an excellent job on the production. Love the built in bookmark and spot varnish cover. And there’s plenty of accent marks everywhere. And I promise … Continue reading

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Earthling! and the Oregon Council of Teachers of English

I’m happy to announce that Earthling! has been named the winner in the graphic novel category of the Spirit of Oregon Book Award for 2012. This award is given by the Oregon Council of Teachers of English. I’m honored that … Continue reading

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What’s this blog for…

No. I don’t see this blog as being mainly about self promotion, yet here I am self promoting. But, if I don’t who will!? The Horn Book recently recommended Earthling! in an article on graphic novels for kids. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Earthling! around the Earth!

The Czech version of Earthling! is out, or almost out. Or will soon be out. Below is the cover and a page from the book – POZEMSTAN! My grandfather was born in Prague, so maybe this translation is part of … Continue reading

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Earthling! review on the web and TV

A nice review of Earthling! at the Book Wisdom website¬†and on TV in Colorado as April’s Book of the Month. You can read more about Earthling (including the entire first chapter online) at the Earthling! website.

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Earthling! Does every story need to end with a fight?

Above is a page from my graphic novel for young readers called Earthling!. One of the issues that haunted me while creating Earthling! was my hope to end the adventure story without a hand-to-hand fight to the death between two … Continue reading

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