News

–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.

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–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.