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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If you ever get a chance to go to the Princeton Children’s Book Festival, do go. Illustrators and authors come from far and wide, not just the New York/New Jersey region. Amongst many other fabulous creatives I got see Segio … Continue reading
Nancy Poydar is one of those FB friends I feel I have known a long time. Maybe it is true that when one loves an author-illustrator’s work, there is a sort of meeting of souls through their books. I know … Continue reading