By providing our children with great literature we can nurture the readers, writers, and thinkers of the future. Although writing for kids is a lot of fun, it should not be taken lightly. They demand entertainment, and we must provide it, but they also deserve real art — literature that is deep, fresh, beautiful, and challenging.
~ Molly Beth Griffin

RHODA’S ROCK HUNT launched!

by admin on October 20, 2014

I’d like to send out a big THANK YOU to everybody who helped me launch my new picture book this month.  The book has been met with such wonderful enthusiasm, and I’ve heard dozens of stories from excited parents and grandparents and teachers about kids who hike and camp and collect bits of nature and CARE about the natural world.  Here’s a photo from the launch party at the Red Balloon Bookshop in St. Paul, where a large crowd of rock-lovers and book-lovers (and cake-lovers) helped me and illustrator Jennifer Bell celebrate the release.

 

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KFAI Write On Radio Interview!

September 24, 2014

Listen to a reading of RHODA’S ROCK HUNT and Kristin Johnson’s interview with me and Jennifer Bell (illustrator) on KFAI’s Write On Radio.  Our segment is in the second half of the hour.  The archive will be up on the site for 2 weeks from the air date, 9/23/14.

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LAUNCH PARTY for Rhoda’s Rock Hunt!

September 18, 2014

I’ll be celebrating the release of my new picture book at the Red Balloon on October 18th, 10:30am, with Jennifer Bell.  Join us!

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RHODA’S ROCK HUNT available for pre-order!

June 30, 2014

I just got my first look at Rhoda’s Rock Hunt, and it’s beautiful!  It’s not out until October 1, but you can pre-order it on the Historical Society Press website here.

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Join me at Sister Wolf Books on June 28th!

June 12, 2014

I’ll be signing books in Dorset, MN, at the “Festival of Authors and Artists” on Saturday, June 28th.  See you there!

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