Category Archives: How Martha Saved Her Parents From Green Beans

See you in February!

If you’ve ever heard me speak at a conference you probably heard me recite this quote. And i’m not a huge ‘quote guy’. But This applies to every creative endeavor equally including writing and illustrating picture books. “I can’t tell … Continue reading

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Parade Magazine likes Martha and those mean green beans!

How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans was recently picked by Parade Magazine as a top food-themed picture book! I illustrated David LaRochelle’s wonderful yarn and am thrilled to see that the book continues to gather new readers. Check out the … Continue reading

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The Wanda Gág Read Aloud Award

Updating my last post, (How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans winning a Read Aloud honor award) I just got a letter about the award and two sample book seals that can go on the book. They are awesome! They … Continue reading

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Read aloud honor for Martha!

How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans was selected as a Wanda Gág ‘Read Aloud’ Honor Book for 2014! This award is given out by the Curriculum Materials Center of the Livingston Lord Library, Minnesota State Universuty, Moorehead, Minnesota. Martha … Continue reading

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How Martha Gets Noticed!

  How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans written by David LaRochelle has been named one of the finalists for the State of Wyoming’s Buckaroo Award. That’s cool! I drove through Wyoming last September. Perhaps rolling my window down and yelling EVERYONE … Continue reading

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More pics from school visits!

The Green Beans are always WANTED! Just a few of the amazing cards I got. Wow! And this one had a surprise on the inside! A POP-UP!! How cool is that!? More beans hanging around looking for trouble… Even some … Continue reading

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Warrenton Grade School

I had a great time visiting Warrenton Grade School in Oregon! I spent time with hundreds of kids across two days and answered so many great questions about writing, drawing and even animation, that I left totally inspired. Thanks for … Continue reading

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