THE SCIENCE OF LIGHT is an Orbis Pictus Honor Book!

THE SCIENCE OF LIGHT Things That Shine Flash and Glow (Holiday House) is an Orbis Pictus Honor Book! You can read more about the award here: The 2023 gold winner is Blue: A History of the Color as Deep … Continue reading

Ms. Seitner’s 2nd Graders and Crows!

Ms. Seitner’s second graders drew some magnificent crows yesterday! I wish I could show you all of them, but I got excited and forgot to screen shot every one. These second graders added lots of interesting detail in the feathers. … Continue reading

Word Up Community Bookshop Kid Lit Festival 2019

Word Up Community Bookshop had a “Mini-Festival” of children’s literature this weekend and it was so fun. I was there with many of my uptown illustrator and writer colleagues, from Dr. Ruth Westheimer (Roller Coaster Grandma) and Chris Raschka (Yo! … Continue reading

What’s Your Memorable Coloring Moment? A GIVEAWAY DRAWING!

Two Books! One Drawing! One Winner! Enter a giveaway drawing to win a copy each of my two new books, LET’S COLOR TOGETHER: A SHAREABLE COLORING BOOK FOR PARENTS AND KIDS, a coloring book from Sourcebooks featuring complex and more … Continue reading

Ms. Neidish’s First Grade Class Reads CROW MADE A FRIEND

I was so happy to present a workshop to three classes of first graders at PS/IS187, Hudson Cliffs School, in Ms. Neidish’s library classes. It was a totally jam-packed 45 minutes per class–first I read CROW MADE A FRIEND and took … Continue reading

CROW MADE A FRIEND publication party! (Part 1)

What a great time we all had making friends at the CROW MADE A FRIEND (Holiday House 2015!) publication party this past Sunday! What I wanted to do most of all to celebrate Crow, and makers everywhere, was to have … Continue reading