Avocado Asks

Before a recent trip to the bookstore, I thought my favorite way to enjoy an avocado was in tortilla soup. People, I was wrong! It turns out my favorite avocado encounter is this book written and illustrated by Momoko Abe. Avocado Asks made me laugh, and it made me feel. Who knew I …

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21 Picture Books I’m Looking Forward to in ’21!

Like most of you, I am ready to shut the door on 2020. Let’s go ahead and take a peek at some of the good stuff 2021 has in store for us…. I also have three books coming out in 2021 that I’m pretty excited about: Not Now, Cow illustrated …

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Tips for Picture Book Writers Who are Not Illustrators

I have been fortunate to have created books with many wonderful illustrators: Jeff Berger, Vanessa Brantley-Newton, Troy Cummings, Guy Frances, Alison Friend, Goro Fujita, Arthur Howard, Victoria Hutto, Dan Krall, Jeff Mack, Scott Magoon, Dave Mottram, Lynn Munsinger, Mike Reed, Angela Rozelaar, Dan Santat, Bob Shea, Michael Slack, Liz Starin, …

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