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. Stories can help us not only navigate our world but 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 all actions, words, and stories. I am also a school librarian and I get a kick out of book-matchmaking! And I use the pronouns she/her.
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We need a bit of Mediterranean flavour in here, so let’s head on east and down the Mediterranean coast to Greece, to meet Niki Leonidou! Niki is a member of 12×12 and has been graciously sharing her illustrations with other … Continue reading
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