For this year’s World Environment Day, the UN Environment Program is leading a campaign to #BeatPlasticPollution. I have a book set to release in 2024 with Orca Footprints, What Poo Can Do: How Animals are Fighting the Climate Crisis, that tackles plastic pollution in the first chapter on whales. The book I’m currently writing, BUGS […]
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It’s one week till the official launch of my latest science book for kids, Evolution Under Pressure, and I just found out it’s a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection! To celebrate, I’m giving away one of my author copies!! Enter to win the giveaway before May 30th.
Those Kids From Fawn Creek
I went on the record during my CBC Radio interview about the challenge of including multiple characters in a book without creating character soup. In Elliot Jelly-Legs, I wanted to include an entire hockey team (or most of it). The solution was hockey cards inserted in the text as each character is introduced. In Those […]
Happy Earth Day!
It is a dream come true for me to have one of my titles included in a list of Earth Day books for kids. Thank you 49th Shelf! I’m also grateful to my publisher for putting together this great resource for educators:
Will prolific kid-lit author, Gordon Korman, ever run out of ideas? I reviewed his book, The Hypnotists, in this post on my old website and included Ungifted in my SciWhy article Science in Middle Grade Fiction. But those are just a few of many great titles by Gordon Korman, who keeps finding new ways to […]