Reflections on a School Visit

I’ve been meaning to share this for a week but I’ve been under the weather and had a few deadlines. I love visiting schools to share ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON with children. It’s fun to watch them respond to the story and then talk about it afterwards. I also share a slide show withContinue reading “Reflections on a School Visit”

Bookstore Magic

The picture book community is full of supportive people who help each other in a variety of ways. We are an interconnected web of authors and illustrators who may have never met in person, but truly are friends. The photo above, taken last Friday, has two of the most supportive members of this community. JulieContinue reading “Bookstore Magic”

Do you believe in Karma?

I’ve always believed in putting positive energy into the world. I cheer on my friends when something wonderful happens; their joy is my joy. I try to be encouraging when they are facing challenges. Sometimes just letting someone vent or have as much time as they need to talk about what’s bothering them, is aContinue reading “Do you believe in Karma?”

The Book Stall Storytime

I spent a fantastic Saturday morning at The Book Stall in Winnetka, a wonderful independent book store with 75 years in the community. Author events and book clubs fill their calendar. It was a dream-come-true feeling, reading ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON and answering questions from the crowd which included babes in arms, engaged childrenContinue reading “The Book Stall Storytime”

#50PreciousWords : Sitting Atop the World

I’ve created an entry for #50PreciousWords This contest is offered by Vivian Kirkfield. I’ve been lucky to be part of Vivian’s debut year, she has three books coming out and I have one, but who’s counting? We met through Picture Book Buzz which is a fantastic group of authors and illustrators. The contest runs through March 6, if you’dContinue reading “#50PreciousWords : Sitting Atop the World”

Second Star to the Right 🌟

Independent Bookstores are the best way to celebrate a book launch! Yesterday I was the featured author at a wonderful new location of a beloved Denver bookstore, Second Star to the Right. If that name sounds familiar but you have never been to Denver, Colorado, it’s probably because of the song from Peter Pan. TheseContinue reading “Second Star to the Right 🌟”

Book Birthday 2/19/2019

ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON is out today! Here are the countdown illustrations from the past two weeks. I hope you want to buy this book for the children in your life or for a gift if you don’t have children. Aliana Reaches for the Moon It’s also helpful if you ask your library toContinue reading “Book Birthday 2/19/2019”

An Author’s Two Cents: Interview With Picture Book Author Laura Roettiger

An Author’s Two Cents: Interview With Picture Book Author Laura Roettiger https://lindsaymaeveschubert.wordpress.com/2019/02/17/an-authors-two-cents-interview-with-picture-book-author-laura-roettiger/ — Read on lindsaymaeveschubert.wordpress.com/2019/02/17/an-authors-two-cents-interview-with-picture-book-author-laura-roettiger/ My experience with children and as a writer on my journey to publishing.