Joanna MarpleIn her 20's. Joanna took her guitar and rucksack and wandered the continents, getting involved with some wonderful people, projects and stories. Right now she is a European transplant in the US who writes young adult novels and picture books that offer readers mirrors and windows; lives to 'live' and worlds to explore. Joanna believes equity and empathy should be at he core of our actions and words. She is also a school librarian and gets a kick out of book-matchmaking.
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Hazel and I go way back, to a time when pocket money was 10p and for that you’d get you a bag of candy as large as your fist; and London was overrun by wonderful creatures called wombles. Seriously, I … Continue reading
A few weeks back I posted a review in our Perfect Picture Book Friday series of the first book Matt illustrated, THE NEW GIRL…. AND ME. I had so many comments on this post on my Facebook page from people … Continue reading
Higher! Higher! By Leslie Patricelli Published by Candlewick Press, 2009 Ages: 2 – 5 Themes: Height, perspective, distance, fantasy v fiction, swinging Opening/Synopsis: “Higher! Higher!” Indeed, these are the only words we read, several times, except a cute interchange in … Continue reading