Hello again! Happy third week of the Global Read Aloud 2020! This week is all about La Princesa and the Pea written by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by me and published by Putnam. La Princesa and the Pea was awarded the 2018 Pura Belpré Medal for Illustration, among other recognitions. I hope you
Hi again! I hope you all had a great second week of the Global Read Aloud 2020. Thank you to all who read and are reading Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story this past week. Thank you to those of you who posted their questions about the book and my work.
Hello again! A post and video to get the Global Read Aloud 2020 Week 2 started. This week is all about Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story written by Kevin Noble Maillard, illustrated by me and published by Roaring Brook Press. Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story was awarded the 2020 Sibert Medal, 2020
Hello everyone! I hope you all have been well. I'm posting again now that I'm the Picture Book Study for the Global Read Aloud 2020. Global Read Aloud is an amazing project created by Pernille Ripp. In the creator's own words: "The Global Read Aloud started in June of 2010 with
I'm waking up my blog for Spring, and to share some wonderful and amazing news! I just received my author's copies of Alma, my first picture book as an author and illustrator! This can only mean that the book is coming out very soon! Alma will release from Candlewick Press on
I’m excited for everyone to see LA PRINCESA AND THE PEA, and I'm happy to share its cover! Release date: September 5th, 2017. I got a chance to read the story for the first time during my school visit to Hancock Elementary (Chandler) two weeks ago, and then again at my
So much to be excited about in this announcement! Beth Ferry's manuscript SWASHBY AND THE SEA is beyond beautiful, and I get to work with Kate O'Sullivan and the fine folks at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. I cannot wait to dive into this project! > Stay updated: email | rss | facebook
It's official! I'm back to blogging. With LA MADRE GOOSE being released on July 19th, and more books coming after that one, the blog will be the best place to stay updated with my publishing news. Come back often or subscribe to the blog (right). Now to the reason of today's post: