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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Illustrator Interview- Heather Newman
Now, I know you think I just randomly surf facebook for illustrators each week, but actually there is both rhyme and reason to each invitee. I asked Heather to be today’s guest illustrator for two reasons. Since beginning 12×12 in … Continue reading
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April Fool Phyllis meets her French Fans!
April Fool Phyllis Written by Susanna Leonard Hill, illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler Published by Holiday House, 2011 Themes: April Fool’s Day, weather, groundhogs, treasure hunts, blizzard Ages: 5-8 Synopsis: Punxsutawney Phyllis, despite being only a young groundhog, is something of … Continue reading