Joanna MarpleIn my 20's, with only my guitar and a rucksack, I wandered the continents, immersing myself in the lives of some wonderful people, projects and stories, which changed the way I view my responsibility to others and this earth. Right now I'm a European transplant in the US who writes books for children and young adults that offer readers mirrors and windows. Stories can help us not only navigate our world but also can connect us to others, and allow us to inspire and help each other. I believe that equity and empathy should be at the core of our actions and words. I am also a school librarian and I get a kick out of book-matchmaking!
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It is a great delight for me to introduce you to a gifted communicator today, whether that be: orally, writing, painting, sketching, or playing the penny whistle! I remember seeing some photos last spring, that Hazel had posted on a … Continue reading
Anil is my interviewee today, and #3 in this series. As promised, these illustrators will come from all over the world so, for several, English is not their mother tongue. On the very rare occasion they make an error, I … Continue reading