What’s the buzz, Maribeth?

What’s the buzz, Maribeth?

My newest picture book, “Kaia and the Bees”, will be published soon by Candlewick Press. More info to come!

Fairy Dogmother on Its Way This Summer!

Fairy Dogmother on Its Way This Summer!

Cinderella had a fairy godmother. Did you know that dogs have a fairy dogmother?

Another Random House Step-into-Reading book,”The Fairy Dogmother” is hitting shelves this July! Look for it wherever books are sold.

As Real as Spit

As Real as Spit

I wrote a guest essay on creating real and memorable children’s book characters over at Two Writing Teachers (link). While you’re there, peruse the treasure house of articles and ideas on teaching writing and developing your own writing!

New Teacher’s Guide for Those Shoes!

New Teacher’s Guide for Those Shoes!

Teachers! Are you interested in using “Those Shoes” in the classroom?  Well, we have a sparkly, new Teachers’ Guide for you, complete with Common Core Connections.  Try it out, and let us know what you think!

Download PDF here (0.7 MB)

Out with the Old, In with the New!

Out with the Old, In with the New!

Our brilliantly creative son-in-law, Noah Henscheid, designed my fresh website, and I couldn’t be more impressed or grateful.  To see additional examples of Noah’s handiwork, or to inquire about your own design projects, check out hirenoah.com.