Sat, Oct 14: Junior Ranger Day on Alcatraz Sat, Oct 28: Louisiana Book Festival, Baton Rouge Tues, Dec 5: Authors’ Day, Jefferson School, SF Sun, Feb 3: Book launch of THE FABULOUS FANNIE FARMER at Omnivore Books in SF
Kids across Louisiana chose Claude: The True Story of a White Alligator as their favorite book of the year! In a way, it makes sense–Claude was born there! More info here. This is such an honor! I will be traveling to Baton Rouge to attend the Louisiana Book Festival.
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 »
I’ll be reading Claude at his home, the Cal Academy, this Wednesday night, at a really fun event called Science Under the Stars!
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 »
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 »
Thank you to Betsy Bird for hosting me on Fuse 8!
This event was a lot of fun!
Can’t get the book? Feel free to click below and enjoy a reading of ODIN, DOG HERO OF THE FIRES, followed by some pictures of the real-life animals and people, and even a bonus tour of the farm by Ariel herself!