26 October 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Hello, and welcome!

Hello, and welcome!

I welcome you, my friends and family and school children to my blog. Here you’ll find extras for my children’s books and read about things everyone should know — the northward and southward passage of the sun, why mosquitoes need your blood, and how to play the harmonica, and other things.

26 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Where’s Ice Harbor?

Is Ice Harbor real? Where is it? Read what’s real and what’s not in this new picture book about two boys lost in a fog and what saves them from running aground on the rocks.

08 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

November 1! Ice Harbor Mittens is out!

November 1! Ice Harbor Mittens is out!

It’s the best day in a writer’s life—almost like welcoming a new baby!—the day the story I wrote became a book, available to everyone, complete with amazing pictures that tell the story again, pictures made from MY words! This is a story that wriggled like a little worm around in the back of my mind [...]

26 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Words from Ice Harbor Mittens

Words from Ice Harbor Mittens

Don’t understand some words in Ice Harbor Mittens? Click on Unusual Words to find out what they mean.