Bookhounds Summer Family Bookclub
Jul
19
10:00 am10:00

Bookhounds Summer Family Bookclub

  • Wishing Tree Play Cafe

Join me and my pal, author and illustrator Stephen Shaskan, for storytime fun at the Bookhounds Summer Family Bookclub, hosted by Family Fun Twin Cities!

Summer Reading Penguin Party
Aug
8
6:30 pm18:30

Summer Reading Penguin Party

  • Oakdale Library

What could be more refreshing in the summer than a Penguin Party? Join me at Oakdale Library for storytime fun and crafts with Ella and Penguin!

MN Children's Book Festival
Sep
16
12:00 pm12:00

MN Children's Book Festival

  • Anderson Center at Tower View

Join me in Red Wing for this joyful event featuring Minnesota authors and illustrators, and all kinds of creative crafts and activities for kids (and adults!).


Reading Tree at St. Paul Saints Game
May
21
4:10 pm16:10

Reading Tree at St. Paul Saints Game

  • CHS Field

Join me at CHS Field for Ella and Penguin story time before the St. Paul Saints Game!

Friend Party with Family Fun Twin Cities
Feb
25
1:00 pm13:00

Friend Party with Family Fun Twin Cities

  • Barnes & Noble Galleria

Join me and my pals form Family Fun Twin Cities for a story time party at the BRAND NEW Barnes & Noble Galleria. 

Come for story time, book signing, and matchy matchy games and crafts!

BOOK LAUNCH PARTY!
Jan
7
10:30 am10:30

BOOK LAUNCH PARTY!

  • Red Balloon Bookshop

Help me celebrate the launch of ELLA AND PENGUIN: A PERFECT MATCH!

Come for a reading, book signing, and some matchy matchy fun.

The Loft's Children's and Young Adult's Literature Conference
May
7
9:00 am09:00

The Loft's Children's and Young Adult's Literature Conference

  • The Loft Literary Center

I've attended this conference many times and I'm excited to be presenter this year along with my fabulous agent and my stellar critique group partner. Here's the scoop on our session:

Revision: Finding a Story’s Heart with Charlotte Sullivan Wild, Megan Maynor, and Minju Chang

No matter how much skill a writer brings to manuscript, every new project begins as a mystery. Or, shall we be honest? A big mess. Agent Minju Chang and her clients, Megan Maynor and Charlotte Sullivan Wild, draw back the curtain to describe how they revise picture books—alone and together—to find the heart of their stories. This session will provide strate- gies and guiding questions for navigating revision of fiction and informa- tional picture books. 

Story Time and Book Signing
Apr
21
6:30 pm18:30

Story Time and Book Signing

  • Barnes & Noble @ Galleria

Join me for story time, glow-in-the-dark stickers, penguin crafts and a book signing--all part of the book fair to benefit Kenny Elementary School! 

 

Books & Breakfast
Feb
13
9:00 am09:00

Books & Breakfast

  • St. Maron - Cedars Hall

I'm thrilled to be joining a host of local authors and illustrators to talk books at this wonderful event perfectly suited for teachers, librarians and children's book enthusiasts. 

Learn more and register here: booksandbreakfast.net

Join me for a cozy morning of breakfast and book talk!

Honorary Bookseller for Indies First
Nov
28
10:00 am10:00

Honorary Bookseller for Indies First

  • Addendum Books

It's Small Business Saturday and #indiesfirst is here to remind you to shop at your local independent bookstore!

I'll be at Addendum Books, ready and waiting to help you find a book for everyone on your list! Come see me! Buy books!