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Monday, July 16, 2018

Here is my trivia question for the week:
What does the L stand for in L. Frank Baum, author of the WIZARD OF OZ?
Good luck!

Monday, July 9, 2018

Time for my weekly trivia question! Which of the following Mo Willems titles was NOT awarded a Caldecott Honor Medal?

Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity
Leonardo, the Terrible Monster
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

Answer the question for a chance to have your recipe appear in my latest novel NEW YEAR'S EVIE!

Monday, July 2, 2018

SOMETHING NEW: I am posting a trivia question each week! Anyone who sends the correct answer to pieauthor@aol.com wins the chance of being featured in my new book. Scroll down to the bottom of this blog page for more details. So...are you ready? Here's the question. What Dr. Seuss book was written using only 5 words? Find out next week!

Monday, June 25, 2018

Christy Ottaviano at Henry Holt chose to pass on I SWALLOWED A WORM. I will look into other publishers who might be interested.

Monday, June 11, 2018

My editor at Henry Holt really liked HOW TO CATCH A CROCODILE and is seriously considering it! In the meantime, I am sending her I SWALLOWED A WORM. Keeping my fingers crossed!

Monday, April 23, 2018

Just completed a picture book entitled I SWALLOWED A WORM, about a young bird who swallows his first worm and then imagines all of the terrible things which might befall him as a result. A wily wolf has a few suggestions but the bird ends up having the last word!

Monday, April 2, 2018

I am still searching for a literary agent! Sent FAMILY IN A JAR to Erica Rand Silverman at the Stimola Literary Studio and am waiting to hear back. Fingers crossed!