About Margo Swanson

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Jump Into Writing for Children

Thanks to all of those aspiring Picture Book Authors (and illustrators) who joined our Workshop at Barnes and Noble last Saturday.  Our Author Panel, which was made up of five of my fellow picture book authors who are part of a critique group, answered some basic questions about the writing life.

June 29th, 2017|0 Comments

A Suitcase Full of Books

When I found out my friend, Sister Mary Ann, was headed off to Uganda for three months where she would be working at a women’s clinic and a school, I just had to help her load her suitcase with… books for the children.

Great fun choosing lots of African tales that I […]

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Happy Mamas Book Launch

It’s book launch day!  Time to welcome Happy Mamas into the world!  Thanks to our wonderful illustrator, Ruth E. Harper for her beautiful illustrations that perfectly capture those blissful moments of motherhood.  Thanks to our publisher, CWLA – The Child Welfare of America, who do so much to help all those children and youth who […]

October 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Kathleen Pelley’s Latest Children’s Book Happy Mamas Released

October 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Grandparents’ Day 2016

As it is Grandparents’ Day today, my thoughts turn to my own grandparents.  I never knew my maternal grandmother as she died when my mother was only 18 years old.  But I do remember my maternal grandfather, Timothy, as he lived with us when I was just a wee girl.  I remember clasping his hand […]

September 11th, 2016|0 Comments