Tag: picture book

Lucky Number Seven!

TWISTY-TURNY HOUSE is my seventh picture book published by S&S, so I shall take a moment to reflect on my incredible luck of having landed there in 2013 with the sale of STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS. The tiny elephant marches on, in numerous languages on a circuitous journey around the globe, spreading the message of “that’s…
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September 14, 2021 0

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

Our Kids Are Superheroes

  Summer vacation is upon us, and parents/caregivers everywhere are already tearing out their hair (my own kid opened the front door to the mailman when I was upstairs and mostly naked, trying to take a shower, so I FEEL YOU.) My not-at-all-nefarious suggestion is that you pick up a copy of JINX AND THE…
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June 21, 2018 0

Narwhal Spin-Off!

The news upon which I hath sat since the day the tiny elephant book debuted: YES. The tiny narwhal in the fish bowl at the end of STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS is getting her own story! And you know what that means… I now have a legit excuse to buy all things narwhal. <3


April 20, 2016 0

More tiny elephant news!

The French edition of STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS was released last month by Les Éditions des Éléphants. Since then, it was featured on French television! Interdit aux Éléphants à la télé ! Youhouuuu ! Notre joli livre entre les mains de Nathalie Lebreton, c'était aux Maternelles et c'est à revoir ici ! Posted by Les Éditions…
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March 17, 2016 0

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…
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November 21, 2015 0