Blue Corn Soup

What better way to usher in a new school year than with this beautiful tale about friendship and sharing, written by Caroline Stutson and illustrated by Teri Weidener?

As snow begins to fall in the canyon, Mouse knows just what will keep her warm—blue corn soup. As the soup starts simmering, her neighbors […]

2017-09-19T14:43:17+00:00 September 20th, 2017|0 Comments

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. Some […]

2017-08-28T11:20:41+00:00 June 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Land of Saints and Scholars

In honor of  St. Patrick’s Day, I’d like to share this post from 2015:

As those of you who have watched readaloud, St. Patrick and the Peddler, learned, Ireland is also known as “The Land of Saints and Scholars.”

Here’s why …

2017-08-28T11:20:45+00:00 March 15th, 2017|0 Comments