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: City Cat Story by Kate Banks Art by Lauren Castillo Published by Foster Books, Farrar Strauss Giroux, 2013 Ages: 5-8 Themes: cat, travel, European cities 40 pages Opening Lines: Wake up, City Cat. It’s dawn. … Continue reading
I have always received such supportive feedback for these interviews, that I have decided to carry them on through 2014 – one strong reason also being that I have made some fabulous illustrator friends this way! One of the reasons … Continue reading
As I was starting out on my writing career a little under two years ago, I had the pleasure of reconnecting with an author local to me in Monaco, whom I had met when I invited her as a guest … Continue reading