The New York Times Book Review!!

A relative sent me a screen shot of an image from the New York Times that included Too Early as a prop (one of a stack of books on a desk). I was tickled pink! So imagine my excitement when the next day Too Early was more than just a prop, it was actually reviewed… Read more »

SUNRISE JARS! (A craft for Too Early)

The amazing illustrator for Too Early, Elly MacKay, came up with the idea of making “Sunrise Jars” as a craft to go along with the book! You can make these jars super simple, simple enough for very young kids, or quite detailed, if parents want to try their hand at some complicated scissor work! I… Read more »

Events for TOO EARLY

Too Early releases on November 8th and I’m participating in/planning a number of events to celebrate! November 5th: I’ll be reading and speaking on a panel at the amazing Portland Book Festival! My reading is at 9:50AM (clearly intended for the early risers:)) in the Fields Ballroom (Portland Art Museum, Mark Building, First Floor) and is geared… Read more »

Another book is on its way!

I’m thrilled to have sold a picture book manuscript to the phenomenal Emma Ledbetter at Abrams. TOO EARLY is a special story for me, based on a few years of very (4am!) early mornings with my son. (He’s still an early riser, but luckily not THIS early anymore!) 2022 feels like a long time away,… Read more »