Joanna MarpleIn her 20's. Joanna took her guitar and rucksack and wandered the continents, getting involved with some wonderful people, projects and stories. Right now she is a European transplant in the US who writes young adult novels and picture books that offer readers mirrors and windows; lives to 'live' and worlds to explore. Joanna believes equity and empathy should be at he core of our actions and words. She is also a school librarian and gets a kick out of book-matchmaking.
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Title: Interstellar Cinderella Written by: Deborah Underwood Illustrated by: Meg Hunt Published by: Chronicle Books LLC, 2015 Themes/Topics: retelling fairytales, Cinderella, outer space, rhyme Suitable for ages: 4-8 40 pages Opening: Once upon a planetoid, amid her tools and sprockets, a girl named Cinderella dreamed … Continue reading
One of my hopes in spending time in New York is to get to know more authors and illustrators personally and soak in the scene. Judging by coffee shop conversations and sneeky over-the-shoulder laptop snooping in Brooklyn, every other person … Continue reading
You may or may not have noticed a certain obsession with elephants of late. I make no apologies for my idolization of these magnificent mammals. Much is maintained about these huge beasts, but how to divide myth from fact? These … Continue reading