Strictly No Elephants: The Musical (and the Merch!)

Strictly No Elephants: The Musical (and the Merch!)

Now playing at Olympic Theatre Arts in Sequim, Washington, with book & lyrics by Lisa Mantchev and Glenn Dallas, and music & lyrics by Linda Dowdell. We have a cast of 20+ kids, ranging from 6-18 years old, and it’s an impressive show, although I might be a tiny bit biased. So if you’re in the PacNW and feel like taking a weekend jaunt, you can get your tickets here.[...]

Cover Reveal: Jinx & The Doom Fight Crime!

Cover Reveal: Jinx & The Doom Fight Crime!

Coming soon to a book-place near you, February of 2018! And either my kids will grow up thinking that it’s awesome that I turned them into superheros, or I should start saving therapy/bail money now. Either way, I am tickled to bits with how amazing Samantha Cotterill is, translating textile design into charming three-dimensional artwork. Perfect for little ones who enjoy towel-capes and cardboard box rocket ships to the moon![...]

Ix-nay On Wishing For More Wishes

Ix-nay On Wishing For More Wishes

In the world of publishing, all good things take time. Sometimes a LOT of time. Like that fruitcake your grandma would bake at Thanksgiving for Christmas consumption… Like fruitcake, I am also nutty.  Probably because I have been sitting on this news since just before NCTE… Thrilled to say that it will be illustrated by the extraordinarily talented Jessica Courtney-Tickle and is slated for Fall, 2019 publication. In case you[...]