Once upon a time there was a little baby star. It was born in a special place called a nebula. There, stardust makes big clouds of hot gases that swirl around and then come together to form stars.
Have you ever noticed the tiny little “Follow” button on Amazon book pages? I suspect not many people have. Here is how to find and use it.
Here are a bunch of freebies I found on various author’s websites. Good stuff that I’m sure teachers, parents and babysitters will be happy to make use of for entertaining little readers. Read more
This past weekend I passed a major parenting milestone: my partner and I left the kids at home for TWO WHOLE NIGHTS! What did we do with our new-found freedom? Answer: Sleep, mostly. Read more
With my feet planted squarely on the deck and both hands firmly gripping the stainless steel rail, I look out at the rolling waves with a mix of giddy anticipation and nervous dread. I’ve had a head cold for the past week which has made just getting out of bed a stomach-lurching activity, so this might not have been the best day to pick for a two-hour whale-watching cruise.
Here’s a little song I wrote to the tune of “If You’re Happy and You Know It” to remind my kids to brush their teeth.
Do children’s authors blog? I went on a quest to find good author-bloggers to use as a model for my own blogging, and found out they are a rare species.
Lessons on family life in a small apartment in the big city.
After some great advice from two fine editors on Fiverr, Barnabas has been revised and now he can talk! Read more
When you look through the children’s section of your local library, have you ever noticed that the picture books for young children (those written for the illiterate 0-6 year-old crowd) don’t really get divided out into fiction and nonfiction the way adult books do?