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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I reviewed a terrific picture book last Friday, New York, DAY & NIGHT by Aurélie Pollet and illustrated by Vincent Bergier. I’m always keen to highlight European illustrators on my blog so I reached out to Vincent for this interview. … Continue reading
OK, friends, aside me being on a bit of a Francophone kick in my life right now, for which I offer no apologies, I invited Benjamin Chaud to chat on the blog for three reasons: I … Continue reading