–I’ve sold two middle grade graphic novels to Scholastic! The first, ALLERGIC, will be illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter, and is going to come out in 2021. Read more here.

–Building Books is out! May the book building commence!

–Finding Wild is now available in Spanish from Errata Naturae.

–Fort-Building Time is a 2018 CLEL Bell Picture Book Awards Nominee for Play.

–Fort-Building Time is a Fall 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List Selection. Thank you, independent booksellers!

–Fort-Building Time is out. Hooray!!

–I’ve joined First Book’s Authors and Illustrators in Action. Learn more about First Book.

–I’ll be sending out my first email newsletter in late September! Sign up for all kinds of goodies: author news and updates, interviews, deep thoughts by yours truly, recipes, and book recommendations. I’m only going to send out four newsletters a year, one for each season. I will also be giving away a free signed copy of Fort-Building Time to one randomly chosen subscriber! Sign up here.

–New book deal! Whoo-hoo!! BUILDING BOOKS, a picture book about a pair of siblings who argue over which is better: reading or building? It will be illustrated by Brianne Farley and published by Knopf/Random House in Fall 2018!

–My and Abigail Halpin’s picture book FORT-BUILDING TIME is available for pre-order on Indiebound, Barnes and Noble, Book Depository (for international orders), and Amazon. Out Oct 10th of this year.

–Hooray! FINDING WILD is a Riverby Award winner for excellence in natural history writing for children.