Monday, September 27, 2010


Thanks for stopping by. I started this website as a way to connect with people who love children's books and to share my experiences around the publication of my first book for children, Maggie's Monkeys. I'm happy you found your way here.

What do you want to know more about?

How I came to write the story of Jack and his struggle to accept his sister's invisible friends...

What I do when I'm not writing for children...

How to get in touch with me...
  • I love to hear from parents, teachers and kids. Email me with your comments or questions!

Who drew all those cool pictures in the book?

Has the book won any awards?

What happened to your blog?
  • I've taken a break from blogging, but you can still find my posts in the archive or by using the search box at the bottom of the page.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

We interrupt this hiatus to...

Forgive me for being self-congratulatory, but I can't resist sharing a bit of good news. I just found out (belatedly) that Maggie's Monkeys is included in The Best Children's Books of the Year 2010 from the Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College.

I'm honored and excited for it to be among some truly great books for children in the Under 5 age category.

Parents, if you're looking for book recommendations, this is a good place to find some wonderful books. If I do say so myself. The lists are available online.

(Okay, so I admit it: I'm a bit bummed that they got my name wrong.)