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The tiny elephant will be on television…

The French translation of STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS will be part of Season 2 of the children’s program Yétili! Congratulations, INTERDIT AUX ÉLÉPHANTS! It looks so. very. Muppety! <3


March 17, 2018 0

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…
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September 5, 2017 0

Cover Reveal: Jinx & The Doom Fight Crime!

Coming soon to a book-place near you, February of 2018! And either my kids will grow up thinking that it’s awesome that I turned them into superheros, or I should start saving therapy/bail money now. Either way, I am tickled to bits with how amazing Samantha Cotterill is, translating textile design into charming three-dimensional artwork.…
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June 5, 2017 0

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…
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March 16, 2017 0

Norwescon Schedule

Norwescon is my One Big Scheduled convention this year, so if you are in the Seattle area on Easter Weekend, come check out the amazing line-up of programming. April 13-16th SeaTac Doubletree My schedule (with, you will see, the SugarBean. This is her first appearance at NWC, although she has already paneled at ECCC.) Thursday…
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March 1, 2017 0

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…
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February 2, 2017 0