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If Chick was not annoying

April 19, 2018
If Chick was not annoying

In PW’s otherwise favorable review of Fox + Chick, the author questions the two friends’ relationship: “The root of their friendship remains an enigma—why does Fox tolerate such an annoying friend?” I’m happy to rethink the three stories making Chick not annoying: - The Party (to be renamed The Bathroom) Fox is at home,...
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“Vita di uno strano signore” or, “Life of a strange gentleman.”

April 8, 2018
“Vita di uno strano signore” or, “Life of a strange gentleman.”

About two years ago, the Associazione Culturale Hamelin invited me to have personal exhibition of my work in their beautiful rooms in the center of Bologna. Flattered but equally scared, I accepted the invitation. The show, titled “Vita di uno strano signore,” opened last month during the Bologna Children’s Book Fair and will stay up...
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Shelf Awareness Interview

April 4, 2018
Shelf Awareness Interview

After an exhausting wait, you can finally learn about my reading habits in this interview with Shelf Awareness. 
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Fox + Chick: The Party

April 4, 2018
Fox + Chick: The Party


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Fox + Chick: The Party

April 4, 2018
Fox + Chick: The Party


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Fox + Chick: The Party and Other Stories

April 4, 2018
Fox + Chick: The Party and Other Stories

Published by Chronicle Books. In bookstores now, and available everywhere online including on Indiebound.
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Fables You Shouldn’t Pay Any Attention To

April 4, 2018
Fables You Shouldn’t Pay Any Attention To

Written by Florence Parry Heide and Sylvia Worth Van Clief, published by Atheneum BFYR in 2017. You can buy your copy on Indiebound here.
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Tales for the Perfect Child

April 4, 2018
Tales for the Perfect Child

Written by Florence Parry Heide, published by Atheneum BFYR in 2017. You can buy the hardcover here or the paperback here.
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A Round of Robins

April 3, 2018
A Round of Robins

Written by Katie Hesterman and published by Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin Random House, was released on March 27, 2018.
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This Is Not a Picture Book!

December 4, 2016
This Is Not a Picture Book!

This Is Not a Picture Book! came out on May 3, 2016, published by Chronicle Books. You can find a copy at your local bookstore or order it on Indiebound. “Such a lovely, irreverent illustrated ode to books and why we read.” –Brain Pickings Named a New York Times Notable Book of 2016 Named...
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The Sendak Fellowship

This Is Not a Picture Book!

This Is Not a Picture Book!

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School Visits

School Visits

Two Mice

Two Mice

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A Letter for Leo

A Letter for Leo

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“Have You Seen My New Blue Socks?”

“Have You Seen My New Blue Socks?”

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