Happy Book Birthday, The Perfectly Perfect Wish!

Happy Book Birthday, The Perfectly Perfect Wish!

So pleased to share my newest picture book with the world! This one is illustrated by the talented Jessica Courtney-Tickle, and tells the story of a young girl who finds a wish in the grass while waiting for the bus to school. “Directly personal and visually dramatic.”—Booklist “Carries a deeper and more important message about considering others’ circumstances in light of one’s own privileges that many kids may benefit from[...]

Perfectly Perfect Cover Art!

Perfectly Perfect Cover Art!

As is the way of such things many times, I discovered the cover art for THE PERFECTLY PERFECT WISH on a blog dedicated to picture books. Sure enough, a little poking revealed it was on my publisher’s website and all the major retail outlets, so now I can share it here, as well as invite you to preorder through IndieBound, Barnes & Noble, or Amazon

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.[...]