Welcome, award-winning illustrator (of my new book), Jack Knight’s Brave Flight, Stacy Innerst!

If you write for children, you can probably imagine how floored I was to learn, a few years ago, that the amazing Stacy Innerst would be illustrating my JACK KNIGHT’S BRAVE FLIGHT – How One Gutsy Pilot Saved the U.S. Air Mail Service (Calkins Creek/Astra), released just last week. Stacy’s …

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THE MUSIC IN GEORGE’S HEAD Release! (+ Giveaways)

Big news! My new picture book, THE MUSIC IN GEORGE’S HEAD: GEORGE GERSHWIN CREATES RHAPSODY IN BLUE, releases from Calkins Creek today. George Gershwin’s birthday is also this month (Sept. 26), so I’m glad you stopped by to celebrate this incredible composer/pianist. You can also find out where the idea for this story came from, …

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