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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Title: Du Iz Tak? Author & Illustrator: Carson Ellis Publisher: Candlewick, 2016 Ages: 5-8 Themes: possibility, drama, invention Genre: fiction 48 pages Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2017 Opening: Du iz tak? Ma nazoot. Synopsis: Du iz tak? What is that? As a tiny shoot unfurls, two damselflies … Continue reading
I invited Lisa onto Miss Marple’s Musings because I fell in love with her art for her latest collaboration—MUMMY CAT, written by Marcus Ewert! As a feline-fanatic, I this memorable story within a story set in Ancient Egypt is one … Continue reading