I received these great questions about my book THE BREAKING NEWS from 3rd graders at Orchard Grove Elementary, so I thought I’d share the answers with everyone here. I talk about my writing and drawing process, share some behind-the-scenes images, and more!

Due to many requests from teachers, I also posted a read-aloud of the book for kids who might not have access to bookstores or libraries in these difficult times:

The handout mentioned at the end of the video can be found here:

Thanks for checking this out and please share with anyone who might find these resources useful!

The Breaking News

Quick post for today – very excited to share that my debut picture book, THE BREAKING NEWS, will be published next year by Roaring Brook. Many thanks to my fantastic literary agent Emily Mitchell, as well as to my wonderful editor Claire Dorsett!  Here’s the clip from Publishers Weekly:

Breaking News Announcement