Cowboy Car’s First School Visit, Plus a GoodReads Giveaway!

March 23, 2017

Revving up for the April 11th release of my new book, COWBOY CAR! Got to take Little Car for a  “test drive” a few weeks ago when visited Ridgeway Elementary in Columbia, MO. The students were excited that they were the first kids to see (and hear) a book that hadn’t even come out yet. […]

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There’s a Cat in Our Class! “Sneak Peek”

August 10, 2016

Just five days til school’s in session! Info on signings and giveaways to come!  

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The Cat’s Almost Out of the Bag!

August 9, 2016

My next book, There’s a Cat in Our Class!, is almost here! On August 15th, Miss Biscuit’s all-dog class gets a new student who is NOT a dog. Will fur fly? Or will the students learn to accept — and learn from — their differences? I’m thrilled to have a book that introduces the topic […]

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Author’s Note: March 2016

March 30, 2016

If March comes in like a lion, it’s supposed to go out like a lamb. But I live in St. Louis, Missouri, where March can be lions and more lions, with maybe a lamb or two in between, if we’re lucky. Turns out this old saying is pretty much fiction when it comes to predicting […]

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Where Do Writers Get Their Ideas?

November 5, 2015

It’s “Throw Back Thursday,” and from now until the end of the year, I’m going to post a writing-related “relic” each week. It’ll be a mix of topics, so whether you’re a reader, a writer, or an educator, you should find something that’s relevant — and hopefully, interesting. This one’s for teachers, librarians, and anyone […]

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