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.
Join me at Addendum for a reading of works-in-progress! I’m presenting alongside Sarah Warren, Peter Pearson, and Jennifer Bell in this exciting new reading series, curated and hosted by Stephanie Watson.
Saturday, March 28th, 7pm, at Addendum in St. Paul. Details here!
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 [...]
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.