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[...]

All Are Welcome

All Are Welcome

Sylvie Frank and my fantastic team at Paula Wiseman has forwarded printable versions of the STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS Pet Club Invitation and Coloring Page featuring the glorious artwork of illustrator Taeeun Yoo. Clicky the linky to download. Here is a preview of the darling. And save the magliette calcio a poco prezzo release date… October 27th! I think it would be so much fun to organize book launch Pet Club Events[...]