Monday, July 13, 2015

Sing Don't Cry

I've been busy working on my new story about my grandfather with Henry Holt called Sing Don't Cry. Here's a little preview!


Friday, July 10, 2015

Marta, Big, and Small Proofs

First round of proofs of the adorable story, Marta, Big, and Small written by Jen Arena. (Roaring Brook 2016)


Thursday, June 04, 2015

Sing Don't Cry

I'm happy to announce that Sing Don't Cry, a story I wrote about my grandfather, will be book! It's still really early, but with Henry Holt (2017). More details and artwork later.


Thursday, May 28, 2015

Friday, May 01, 2015

Book Events

I'm heading to California and Texas to do a few Book Events. Thanks to the wonderful people at BookPeople, I'm going to be doing my first school presentations in my home state of Texas.

Here is a list of the events that are open to the public:

May 4th
California State University : Fresno
Arne Nixon Library
6-7pm

May 9th
Barnes and Noble: Fresno
10am

Petunia's Place Bookstore: Fresno
11am-1pm

Woodward Library: Fresno
3pm

May 10th
Half Moon Bay Public Library: Half Moon Bay
11am

May 12th 
Towne Center Books: Pleasanton
230pm

May 13th 
Martin Luther King Library: Oakland
1030am

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle Review for Knit Together

I'm delighted to say that The San Francisco Chronicle reviewed KNIT TOGETHER in their Sunday edition, calling it a “simple feel-good charmer” and “an ode to all mothers, but especially the knitting kind.”

http://www.sfgate.com/books/article/Books-for-younger-readers-April-26-6218125.php

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Marta, Big and Small Cover

I'm happy to share the full wraparound cover for Marta, Big, and Small written by Jen Arena and published by Roaring Brook Press. Publication date: August 2016