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Book Launch at Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville

June 25th at 7pm Central

I’ll be celebrating the publication of two new books!

CROC & GATOR: Swamp Ranger School, illustrated by Mike Ciccotello, publishes from Pixel + Ink. This chapter book is great for newly independent readers.

I CAN DO IT EVEN IF I’M SCARED: Finding the Brave You, illustrated by Hannah George, publishes from SourcebooksKids. I’m so happy to have another picture book with the great team who published IT WILL BE OK!

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A Love Letter to My Library Storytimes

Join me for a storytime featuring A LOVE LETTER TO MY LIBRARY, illustrated by New York Times Bestselling Illustrator Rob Sayegh Jr. You can find me at two events!

La Grange Public Library. June 6th at 11am Central at the La Grange Farmer’s Market.

Midlothian Public Library. June 22nd at 12pm Central

Write. Submit. Support.

March – August 2024

I’m teaching Write. Submit. Support. for Picture Book & Chapter Book Writers through The Writing Barn. This six-month intensive program begins March 2024.

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