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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Click on image to be taken to WINTER GAMES on uTales – Where you can read an 8 page preview “The woodland winter games are underway. But, faced with Bear’s strength, Squirrel’s speed and Owl’s self-confidence, what is a wee … Continue reading →
It is picture book month, but these days picture books come in different formats, unlike during our childhoods. Over the past few months I have been converting from a fairly negative stance towards eBooks for the very young, to a … Continue reading →