Little Elephants’ Big Adventures series

2021 Superlative Writing Awards: A Humorous Review of My Year

2021 Superlative Writing Awards

As I limp toward the end of 2021, I’ve been reflecting on the year that tried to outdo 2020. Inspired by my friends Chana Steifel and Tara Trudel, I’m closing out the year with my very own superlative writing awards and my predictions for the 2022 awards. 2021 Year in Superlatives Best Preschool Math Books […]

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The Research is in on the Little Elephants' Big Adventures Series

The Research is in on the Little Elephants’ series

The research is in on the first three Little Elephant books. Drumroll, please! Yes, kids learn math from fictional picture books! Specifically: preschoolers learned a significant amount of math from reading my picture books with their caregivers. If you’ve read books with young kids, you’ve probably experienced this. Kids pick up a surprising amount of

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12 Things to Know About the Little Elephant's BIG Adventures books

12 Things to Know About The Little Elephants’ BIG Adventures Books

The first books in The Little Elephants BIG Adventures series finally published! *cue happy dance* I wrote these books whole five years ago. (And one of those years was 2020 – so it feels like a couple of decades.) Even in the slow world of children’s book publishing, that’s a long time to keep book

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New Year 2019

Happy New year! Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019

It’s nearly the end of 2018, folks. It’s been a great year for me writing-wise.   Looking Back at 2018   2018 in Writing I published my second board book, I Pray Today, and I had my first-ever blog tour.    I revised my novel and got two new work for hire picture book contracts –

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Bullet Journaling for Writers Part 2: The Magical Monthly Spread

Bullet Journaling for Writers: Part 2. The Magical Monthly Spread

Today I excited to share the second part of my series on bullet journaling: the monthly log that is the magic to the whole system. But before we jump in, if you aren’t familiar with Bullet Journaling read part 1. I’ll wait.   Back? Great. Now let me tell you how I got here.  

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Announcing the Little Elephant’s Big Adventures Series

I’ve hinted a few times that I have a big project in the works. Today I finally get to share it with you. Since last fall I’ve been writing the Little Elephants’ Big Adventures series. The books are about the adventures of brother and sister elephants, Benjamin and Lucy. They’re humorous and fun. They’re also designed to teach

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