Monthly Archives: April 2011

ALOHA to Spring and book launch!

Beautiful palm trees, pretty flowers and a warm breeze are all waiting to welcome 8-year-old Carol Ann to her new school in Hawaii. But she doesn’t want palm trees or a warm breeze. She wants her old friends. She wants her … Continue reading

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PW star for MINE!

 We just couldn’t be prouder of this new book illustrated by Patrice Barton from Knopf!!!  and it’s ALL OURS!  so there ! ……  🙂                      (no, we’ll share…..)  Mine! Shutta Crum, illus. by Patrice Barton. Knopf, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-375-86711-8 An egocentric … Continue reading

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I’VE NOTICED: Life is…..

This post isn’t really about biz or books or writing or art…. or it’s about ALL of that.  Again, I’ve noticed lately a quote from ALBERT EINSTEIN that is printed on the walls of the Ironbound Gym my husband and I have been going to two … Continue reading

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EARTH DAY WEEK….and EASTER TOO!

How perfect a week for enjoying the blessings of life and particularly the renewal of life SPRING and EASTER!!!  It’s been an odd and long winter most everywhere this year, but spring DOES spring eternal none the less.  So let’s … Continue reading

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FLIPPIN’ FUN…..

TWO IN ONE!!!! FLIP BOARD BOOKS ARE FUN….and this one illustrated by my artist Melissa Iwai, and written by Denise Dowling-Mortensen, has already proved itself to Clarion who published it, and to so many kids who LOVE cars and trucks and … Continue reading

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to our librarians!!!!

it says it all…..from Priscilla Burris and ALL the CAT ARTISTS!!!!    THANK YOU !!!!

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HUMOR ALWAYS GREAT !

and this is true all the time in our children’s publishing market…. but never more than TODAY = APRIL FOOLS DAY !!  enjoy….   from Andrew Day, Stacey Schuett,  Priscilla Burris, and Melissa Iwai! 

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