Upcoming events, spring 2024

Thursday, May 30: Wilkinson School, Half Moon Bay Friday, May 10: Book signing on Alcatraz Saturday, April 27: Walnut Creek Library Foundation Authors Gala Friday, April 26: Sherwood School, Willits, CA Wednesday, April 24: San Francisco School Saturday, April 20: Book signing on Alcatraz April 10 and 11: Katherine G. Johnson Elementary, Spanaway, WA Friday,… Read more »

Upcoming events, fall 2023

Oct 25-26: Author visits in New Orleans and Baton Rouge Sat, Oct 28: Louisiana Book Festival, Baton Rouge Thurs, Nov 16: Author visit, Lafayette School, SF Sat, Nov 25: Book signing on Alcatraz Tues, Dec 5: Authors’ Day, Jefferson School, SF Wed, Dec 6: Book signing on Alcatraz Sat, Dec 16: Book signing at the… Read more »

Upcoming events

Sept 10: Reading at San Francisco Public Library, Ortega Branch Oct 6: School Library Journal Day of Dialogue Nov 2: School visits at Sacred Heart (Atherton, CA) and Trinity School (Menlo Park, CA) Nov 4: Virtual visit with San Mateo Public Library Nov 5: Reading at Black Bird Books in San Francisco Nov 6: Reading… Read more »

Reading at the Cal Academy

I’ll be reading Claude at his home, the Cal Academy, this Wednesday night, at a really fun event called Science Under the Stars!

The Pig War is the winner of the 2022 Towner Award!

This award, given by the Washington Library Association, chooses ten nonfiction picture books every year. Students across the state spend the year reading and studying them. They vote at the end of the year–and they chose my book! I am so incredibly honored, especially because all the other nominees were so fantastic, and winners in… Read more »

Event at the SF Botanical Gardens!

On April 30 I am doing a storytime with fun activities for kids (coloring! scavenger hunt!). It’s free (though non-SF residents will have to pay admission to the gardens). RSVP if you can! The event is co-sponsored by Green Apple Books on the Park, to kick off their year-long collaboration with the Botanical Gardens–Books on… Read more »