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[...]

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[...]