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books for children

Don’t Cry, Spike! Pre-orders now available!

When I told Spike it’d be a couple of months before the book was ready he was very sad. I’m hoping putting the book up for pre-order will make him a little happier! Pre-order Ducky & Spike now and save $2.00 on the retail price! For a limited time, pre-orders for Ducky & Spike will … Continue reading »

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Things just got a little “Duckier” around here!

  I’m so excited to share the new photos of Ducky and Spike. We spent this afternoon in a dear friend’s photography studio, Unforgettable Photos, in my hometown of Manchester, MI. The pictures turned out beautifully for the book. I’m so excited to give you a top-notch product!  The book will be a 40 page … Continue reading »

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Event at Enchanted Passage, Sutton, MA on January 7!

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Are you #TEAMTROLL or #TEAMHAPENNY?

Choose a team and share!

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Page to Stage, the making of Hapenny Magick, the musical, take 3!

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To celebrate the new year…

Perhaps one of your resolutions is to read more in the coming year? Let me help you out! For every copy of Hapenny Magick or Tangled Magick purchased in January I will send you a FREE copy of the Hapenny Herald which includes news from the Wedge, a crossword puzzle to challenge your Wedge knowledge, … Continue reading »

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They’re here!!! The Hapenny Herald, news from the Wedge

The Hapenny Herald is a newspaper from the Wedge, the village of Hapennies from my children’s novels Hapenny Magick and Tangled Magick. This is the premier issue of The Hapenny Herald and includes stories about Wedge residents, classifieds, birth announcements, obituaries, advertisements, and even a crossword puzzle. It also contains a brand new illustration from … Continue reading »

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Press Release for Event at Annie’s Book Stop in Worchester, MA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Worcester Needs Diverse Books–Authors, illustrators, and editors are making children’s and YA literature more welcoming to all.   Visit ABSW for an afternoon of readings, discussion, and Q&A about diversity for our students.   Worcester, MA, June 22 – On Saturday, July 25, authors, editors, and illustrators of diverse children’s and YA … Continue reading »

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Happy Book birthday to Tangled Magick and Any Way You Slice It–Plus a giveaway!

Not only is it Tangled Magick’s book birthday today, but I happen to share this special book birthday with my friend and fellow critique partner, Kristine Carlson Asselin! Her book, Any Way You Slice It is also available today!! I met Kris over 6 years ago at an SCBWI conference. She has come so far, … Continue reading »

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The making of a musical, take 2!! Hapenny Magick

  Making a musical is a lot of work, but how can I complain about something that I love so much? I can’t! It was wonderful getting to work with William Ogmundson  on this project and we have a show that we can be proud of. Not only did I get to work with Will, … Continue reading »

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