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 – Jim Averbeck
Jim Averbeck was a FB friend before our real life encounter. Isn’t it fun to finally meet those online friends with whom you’ve been chatting for months/years? I stalked friended him because he speaks French, has lived in Africa … Continue reading
Posted in Illustrators, Interview Tagged Illustrator interview, IN A BLUE ROOM, Jim Averbeck, OH NO LITTLE DRAGON, picture books, SCBWI 28 Comments