Kirkus Reviews and Piratess Tilly Easter Island

“An eye-pleasing picture book that offers a winning mix of adventure, science, and poetry, with a strong heroine who invites readers to view the world as a place of natural wonder.” -Kirkus Reviews I am still on cloud nine over this incredible review by Kirkus Indie! They had asked me to send a pdf of the […]

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Free Piratess Tilly children’s ebook!

In the spirit of holiday giving, I’m offering my ebook for free until tomorrow at 11:59pm! In this picture book, written in haiku, an adventurous girl and her crew of orphaned boys sail the high seas and intercept a band of pirates kidnapping tortoises on the Galapagos Islands! “Tilly—tough, daring and scientifically minded—is a capable heroine with […]

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The Adventures of Piratess Tilly is here!

I am very proud and excited to announce that my children’s picture book, written in haiku, is available for purchase! There are a select few available in time for the Holidays! Please check out my Shop to learn more and make a purchase! Thank you so much for the support!

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The Adventures of Piratess Tilly cover image!

I am SO excited to share the front and back covers for my upcoming children’s picture book, The Adventures of Piratess Tilly. I hope you enjoy the beautiful watercolor illustrations by Karen Watson. The book is due to arrive and be ready for sale in late November/early December! And please don’t forget to follow Tilly […]

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“Piratess” Tilly update

I thought I would share some updates on my upcoming children’s picture book, Adventures of “Piratess” Tilly. First is a project I’m calling, “Nature as Teacher” quote series. I’ve taken the liberty in reblogging the initial post below. I just really love this line from the story, “Nature as Teacher” and want to share this […]

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Adventures of “Piratess” Tilly!

A project I’ve been working on since this past summer is a children’s picture book ~ written in haiku (of course!)! My husband and I are very happy with it and extremely excited about the illustrations, done by Karen Watson (www.karenwatson.com). We’ll be publishing it ourselves, which I’m also thrilled about, as we’ll have total […]

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A “Door” to Anywhere

This is one of my very first linocuts. I love printing on decorative papers, as seen in this impression. The choice of decorative paper makes such a difference in the emotional tone, doesn’t it? It can also influence how you interpret the piece. Yet, regardless of that possible influence, personally, I always see this as […]

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