Congratulations, Tiny Elephant!

Because we are living in the future, I learned via Twitter that STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS is the recipient of an NCTE 2016 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, Honorable Mention! The NCTE Charlotte Huck Award recognizes fiction that has the potential to transform children’s lives by inviting compassion, imagination, and wonder. The award honors the work of educator Charlotte Huck, who led children’s-literature studies at Ohio State University[...]

Happy Book Birthday, Tiny Elephant!

Happy Book Birthday, Tiny Elephant!

He’s here, he’s here, and ready to be your friend! STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS launches today. An enormous thank you to my lovely agent, Laura Rennert, for finding him a home, Sylvie Frank, Paula Wiseman, Laurent Linn, and the rest of the S&S team for all their hard work and love of this project, Taeeun Yoo for being an amazing illustrator, and finally to all of *you* for loving his story[...]

“When are you going to write a book about your kids?”

“When are you going to write a book about your kids?”

Those of you who have been following me for any amount of time are probably aware that my other job is as a stay-at-home mom to two kidlets I have called the SugarBean and Tiny Moncler outlet Doom. As is the way of life, the SugarBean now refers to herself as Jinx in certain gaming platforms, and The Doom isn’t so very tiny any more. It took me the better[...]