An award for The Camping Trip, and a video!

The Camping Trip was honored this past year with the Washington State Book Award, for picture…

It’s almost camping season again…

The Camping Trip has been very busy finding its way into readers’ hands since it was…

A first for me, and a dream come true

The Camping Trip has been reviewed by The New York Times Book Review, and you can…

Summer has (almost) arrived!

Here in the Pacific Northwest, summer is an elusive and brief affair. It sneaks around for…

Armchair Camping for Everyone!

This is tomorrow, May 21, and all you have to do is send an email to…

It’s Pub Day!!

Publishing Day is getting pushed up for all kinds of great books, including The Camping Trip.…

Strange times, and a couple of STARS for The Camping Trip!

A wee preview from my upcoming picture book/graphic hybrid The Camping Trip, Candlewick Press I had…

Have you ever had a s’more?

Soon I will be writing much more about this particular book, but I wanted to let…

Hang out with me!

it’s October 1! Summer is officially over, and both my nearly grown kids are back in…

Pre-Order Swag is a Thing!

Happy July friends! We are getting closer and closer to the release date for JOSIE’S LOST…

A Request for Book Donations

Photo credit: crosscut.com To my beloved Kid Lit Community: authors, illustrators, librarians, book sellers: I am reaching…

Have you ever lost a tooth?

Then you need this book! It’s my newest and it is coming out in September. It’s…