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October 19, 2019

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Packaging Your Imagination Conference

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

209 Victoria Street, Toronto

October 26, 2019 

You’ve got an idea for a picture book…now what?

How do you structure your manuscript?

When do the pictures get added?

How does the publisher bring...

The Blue Spruce nomination for SUN DOG has taken me on an exhilarating ride these past few months! 

I've had the pleasure of visiting dozens of schools and libraries, and speaking to thousands of eager young readers across Ontario.

And the best is still to come!

As...

May 31, 2018

This is a HUGE week for me as I'm celebrating the publication of TWO new books at the same time. Book Twins! (Not identical, thankfully, because that would be confusing.) But just take one look at those gorgeous blue cover backgrounds and sunny yellow flowers and you c...

May 30, 2018

This very lucky author has another book birthday to celebrate this week! My Deal with the Universe is officially out on bookshelves now. This one feels like it's been a long time coming because I started writing the manuscript way, way back in 2014.

Add f...

May 25, 2018

It feels like I've been waiting forever to see my first picture book published. And here it is, officially out in the world as of today! 

I'm so honoured to have had the chance to work with the wonderful team at Pajama Press on this beautiful book. And I'm immensely gra...

November 1, 2017

I'm happy-dancing-over-the-moon excited to share the cover of my debut picture book -- SUN DOG -- illustrated in polymer clay and acrylics by the enormously talented Suzanne Del Rizzo and published by the wonderful people at Pajama Press.

That gorgeous cover-pup is Juno...

April 2, 2016

 

Woo-hoo! It's April...flowers are budding, and the last patches of snow are melting away. Spring has arrived and with it, my newest novel has officially hatched!

 

To help celebrate Feathered's book birthday, YA author Melanie Fishbane has hosted me on her blog wit...

March 23, 2016

Breaking news alert!

 

I'm super thrilled to announce that I've signed on with Pajama Press for my debut picture book!

 

*Throws Confetti* *Pops Champagne*

 

Publishing a picture book has been a long-time dream of mine -- a goal I've been working stubbornly toward for many y...

August 26, 2015

I'm super excited to be able to share the cover of my upcoming middle-grade novel, Feathered.

 

[cue flailing Kermit arms here!!]

 

Sending out a huge thanks to illustrator Simone Shin and the amazing team at Kids Can Press for putting this beautiful cover together....

June 5, 2014

I'm thrilled to report that my new novel -- Bye-Bye, Evil Eye -- is now available in bookstores everywhere! So what are you waiting for? Go out and get your copy before they're all gone! Pssst...there's a contest coming up and you'll need to follow me on Facebook to en...

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