April 2013

It's been a busy month of panel discussions, school visits and book signings!




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Author Melissa Stewart introduces Leslie Bulion, Carol Peacock, Melissa Sweet and me

at SCBWI's educator's event at the Eric Carle Museum. Thanks to Dr. Grace Enriquez,

Assistant Professor of Language and Literacy at Lesley University, for putting together

a fabulous teacher's guide to our books! You can find her ideas and resources

for teaching SPIKE, THE MIXED-UP MONSTER on The Classroom Bookshelf.



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Our panel was followed by Holly Berry, Leda Schubert

and Tanya Lee Stone talking about their picture book biographies.


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Celebrated Earth Day at the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium

in CT where I got to talk about SPIKE with live visual aids—

the aquarium's real axolotls!