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 that offer readers mirrors and windows. Stories can help us not only navigate our world but also 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 actions and words. I am also a school librarian and I get a kick out of book-matchmaking!
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When we published SNOW GAMES so tactically (ahem) in May, at the beginning of summer in the northern hemisphere! I promised myself I would do a giveaway as soon as the skies started dumping the white powder in northern climes and winter … Continue reading
I have thoroughly enjoyed these Wednesday interviews with illustrators this year. As a picture book writer, I have learnt so much about the skills, techniques, interpretation and inspiration of the visual aspect of a picture book’s story. I have met … Continue reading