Category Archives: illustration

Books in 2020

Publishing a book in 2020, I’ve felt like the proverbial salmon. Not that I’ve ever been a salmon, but ugh. How do you travel around to support your book? (Spoiler alert: you don’t.) How do you visit classrooms to talk … Continue reading

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News and Updates

Hi, all. Nanny X Returns is officially out today. It’s availableĀ online or you can order through a bookstore near you. I hope you will! Meanwhile, Nanny X has been put on the reading list for the Land of Enchantment Book … Continue reading

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Summer Journals

So I may have mentioned to some of you that I burned my diary when I was in high school. This turned out to be a bad thing, because theĀ feelings that ended up in ashes are feelings I can now … Continue reading

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Good luck charms

Long, long ago, when the year still began with 19, my friend Chris OBrion gave me my favorite piece of book swag ever: a keychain in the likeness of Squid from Squids Will Be Squids (John Scieszka and Lane Smith). … Continue reading

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How to Behave When You See Your Book Cover

It feels like I’ve been waiting a long time to show you the cover of How to Behave at a Tea Party. Maybe my whole life. And today I finally get to share it! I love the hair that’s out … Continue reading

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