Category: Shiny Things

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…
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February 4, 2020 0

Launch Party!

Mark your calendars! It is almost time to celebrate the release of REMARKABLES, illustrated by David Litchfield! Date: Tuesday, September 10thTime: 6 PM to 8 PMPlace: The Carver Room of the NOLS – Port Angeles Branch Library Information about book vending forthcoming, but also feel free to bring your shiny new copy with you! Preorder…
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August 12, 2019 0

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…
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June 25, 2019 0

Sale Announcement: TWISTY TURNY HOUSE

OH, SO HEY, REMEMBER WHEN I SAID PUBLISHING MOVES SLOW HA HA HA I HAVE BEEN SITTING ON THIS SALE NEWS SINCE FEBRUARY OF LAST YEAR AND THEY MESSED UP THE TITLE (TURNY WITH A “Y”) BUT WHO CARES, BECAUSE LOOK AT THE ILLUSTRATORRRRR… That’s right… the illustrator for the amazing A Day in the…
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June 13, 2019 0

Cover Reveal: REMARKABLES

HEAR YE, HEAR YE. I am beyond thrilled to share the cover art for the book of my heart that will be out on September 10th… Journey meets Pearl in this transcendent picture book about a boy befriending a mermaid, created by the author of Strictly No Elephants, Lisa Mantchev, and The Bear and the Piano author-illustrator David Litchfield. A boy…
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February 11, 2019 0

Coming Soon: STARCHILD ACADEMY

    COMING SOON to Olympic Theatre Arts in Sequim, WA…. an all-new, interactive walk-through theatre experience! STARCHILD ACADEMY of STAGECRAFT & WIZARDRY is cast, rehearsing, prepping costumes and sets, and will soon be open to the public for performances on Memorial Day Weekend, May 26th and 27th. You can sort yourself into Actors, Directors,…
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April 26, 2018 0