I have a new picture book coming! What Is It Like to Live on an Island? is coming in April 2019 from Little Bigfoot Books, the publisher of Journey. This one stems from my fascination with islands. I’ll be heading to the San Juan Islands this summer, in fact, to enjoy the views from the… Read more »
I am thrilled to share the news that Journey is the winner of the Cook Prize! I will be in New York next week, at Bank Street College, at the award ceremony. More info here. I am also extremely grateful to Northland College, in Wisconsin, for honoring Journey with the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award, in… Read more »
I’m excited to say that Journey has been named a finalist for Bank Street College’s 2017 Cook Prize! This prize is awarded to STEM picture books for kids age eight to ten. The winner of the prize will be announced in April, but regardless, I will be at the award ceremony in New York on… Read more »
I hope to see lots of friends, family, and anyone who’d like to come at my Journey launch party. Here are the details: What: Journey launch party! // When: Tuesday, 10/11 @ 6:30 pm // Where: Green Apple Books on the Park (1231 9th Ave, Inner Sunset, San Francisco) // Why: Hear the book, see… Read more »
I’ll be reading Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West at Green Apple Books on the Park, in San Francisco, on Tuesday, October 11 at 6:30 pm. After the reading, I’ll do a fun slideshow about wolves, interesting for both kids and adults. If I can get things in gear,… Read more »
Thanks to to the wonderful Mill Valley Public Library for hosting my very first official Journey reading and program! I have a soft spot for this library. Not only is it where I did my internship while in library school, but it’s got to be the most beautiful, serene library in the country, and just being near… Read more »
Author Karlin Gray (author of Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still), posted this interview with me. Thanks, Karlin! I feel like a real celeb now!
I can’t believe it–the cover for my first picture book, Journey, is here! (The full title of the book is Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West, but in the name of brevity, I’ll call it Journey!) I’m so grateful to Robin James for her beautiful illustrations. (If you want to… Read more »
Coming fall 2016–Journey: The Most Famous Wolf in the West. Picture book for ages 5-10, from Sasquatch Books. Illustrations by Robin James. For more information, contact Emma directly, or Essie White at Storm Literary Agency.
My amazing agent, Essie White of Storm Literary Agency, has sold my first picture book manuscript to Sasquatch Books! After a few weeks of paperwork, I’ve signed the contract and it’s finally official! I don’t know how much detail I can go into yet, but the picture at left is a clue. The publisher has… Read more »