Northern Colorado friends–please join me and six other local authors/illustrators at Fort Collins Nursery for a nature-themed story time this Saturday morning, July 15, from 10-12! We’ll all be reading our picture books (I’ll be reading Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy), and there will be lots of amazing crafts and door prizes for the kiddos. Books… Read more »
Desert Girl Monsoon Boy
Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy (words by me, pictures by Archana Sreenivasan) has been named one of the best picture books of 2020 by Kirkus.
Today is the day that Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy, illustrated magnificently by Archana Sreenivasan and written by me, releases into the world. It is intended for readers aged 4-8 (but, of course, readers older and younger than that are very welcome). It is the first picture book I’ve written, and the best-reviewed book yet of… Read more »
Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome debut middle-grade author Melanie Crowder to the blog! Melanie is the author of Parched, a brutal and beautiful survival story published earlier in 2013 by… Read more »