20 09, 2017

Blue Corn Soup

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

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 […]

29 06, 2017

Jump Into Writing for Children

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

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 […]

20 03, 2017

Reading to My Boys

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

Reading to My Boys Written by Erin B.


I’m the Happiest of Mamas while reading to my boys! This book is one of our favorites, especially the penguins skating and skidding… Thank you! – Alex, Jamie and Erin

What makes you a Happy Mama? We’d love to hear from you!

15 03, 2017

Land of Saints and Scholars

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

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 …