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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Cute alert! I am pretty sure that if you are an animal lover this will leave you with an “aw” feeling! Charley’s First Night Written by Amy Hest and Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury Published by Candlewick Press, 2012, Ages: 3-7 … Continue reading
I can’t hide my respect for this author/poet. In 2007 Michael Rosen was elected the 5th UK Children’s Poet Laureate. You will remember, I recently posted his Sad Book, for PPPF. He has visited hundreds of schools promoting especially poetry … Continue reading