2007 promises to be a big year, packed with school visits, conference appearances, and three yummy new books:
March Release: HUSH LITTLE PUPPY, illustrated by Susan Winters (Holt) This is a beautiful bedtime book about a little boy trying to get his puppy to sleep. The art by British illustrator Susan Winter is just perfect.
October Release: BIRD, BIRD, BIRD: A CHIRPING CHANT illustrated by Gary Locke (NorthWord) Gary created art that is laugh out loud hilarious.
October Release: VULTURE VIEW, illustrated by Steve Jenkins (Holt) I am so excited about this book. The art is spectacular. All cut paper collage. Caldecott Honor winning illustrator Steve Jenkins has outdone himself with this one. His wife even made the paper specially for this work.
This year, look for me at the Butler University Conference, the Dublin Literary Festival (OH), and teacher inservices in Warren TWSHP, IN. My schedule is packed with young author conferences, school visits, and other adventures around the U.S.