Australian Baby Animals wins a 2020 Whitley Award

Australian Baby Animals has won the Royal Zoological Society of NSW’s Whitley Award for the Young Children’s Reader category! Awarded annually, the Whitley Awards are presented for outstanding publications that profile the unique wildlife of the Australasian region. Australian Baby Animals is a classic showcase of Australian baby animals and their families for very young children. A celebration of Australian baby…

The Children’s Book Podcast

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Exciting Ride

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga, published by Charlesbridge, is taking us for a ride and Traci and I are loving it! The hot-rodding started when I first met Traci Sorell in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, home of the Cherokee Nation. In a nano-second, we were friends for life. Creating this book together has been a joy and we’ve been…