Cover Reveal: Someday, Narwhal

Cover Reveal: Someday, Narwhal

So, say you loved STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS. Especially the parade of unusual friends and pets coming together to make a clubhouse where everyone is welcome. Say you noticed the narwhal in the fishbowl rolling along in her little red wagon. And say that little narwhal got a book of her very own. Coming this fall to a bookstore near you… The very best part is as follows: I dressed up[...]

Cover Reveal : Sister Day!

Cover Reveal : Sister Day!

So excited to get to finally show you the next piece of artwork in my picture book journey: Sonia Sánchez’s cover art for SISTER DAY! This one is gonna be GLOSSY and EMBOSSED (whoo!) and I promise the interior art is just as darling as the cover. Dedicated to my in-laws, who brought a whole other group of sisters (and brothers!) into my life, it also goes out to all[...]

The Story Without Words

The Story Without Words

Once upon a time, there was a picture book author who dreamed of a mermaid and sideshow folk and the families that we choose for ourselves. And that picture book author tried time and again to put words to this story, but they all felt too heavy. So she wrote out the story without words. And now I am pleased to bits to announce that that wordless story–ODDITIES–will be illustrated[...]