This month I’m exploring perspective in picture books. I love getting into the mind of different characters and playing with who should tell a story and how it should be told. Each of the following books does just that — playing with point of view and perspective in a unique way. They All Saw a Cat… Read more »
2018 Summer Reading Program Tour Schedule: Libraries Rock!
It’s hard to believe, but summer is right around the corner! And you know what that means — time for the 2018 Summer Reading Program! Below is my schedule of performances that are open to the public. Check with the library to see if registration is required. Unless noted, the program offered will be my… Read more »
Celebrating Siblings (and Babies!) in Picture Books
April 10th is National Sibling Day so I thought this month it would only be fitting to share books celebrating siblings! Of course, spring is also the time of new life and since my writing critique partner’s goat gave birth to the sweetest little kids, I couldn’t resist throwing in a few books about babies!… Read more »
Oh the Places You’ll Go . . . If You’re Flexible!
I received a copy of Dr. Seuss’s iconic classic, Oh the Places You’ll Go, as a high school graduation gift from my parents. It now sits on my three-year old’s book shelf and is an oft-requested choice for bedtime. I’ve always loved the title — and this summer I found myself thinking, “Oh the Places… Read more »
It Takes a Village #2: How Two Teachers Saved My Video Project
When people ask me what I do, I often respond with, “I’m an interactive storyteller.” But most people (understandably!) have a hard time understanding what that means. Until you’ve seen what I do it can be difficult to describe. For a long time I’ve wanted to add videos to my website to give people a… Read more »