Corinna and I are interviewed at Kid Lit Frenzy where we discuss our collaboration and some of the challenges we faced in putting the book together. Have a look!
Lovely review here from Read. Learn. Repeat. featuring some of the spreads from the book. Take a look at some of Corinna’s amazing artwork! https://readlearnrepeat.blog/2018/08/09/empathy-adrian-simcox-does-not-have-a-horse/
Blog tour continues with this review at Happily Ever Elephants (love the blogger’s kids with the book, don’t you?) The review talks about the way the book encourages kids to walk in another person’s shoes. It’s so hard! But, one thing I make clear in my presentation on the book, is that it’s not just […]
The countdown to publication continues with this blog post from The Readathon! The reviewer mentions that my book reminded her of the book, “The Hundred Dresses” by Eleanor Estes because of its storyline about children being judgmental and its focus on issues of economic class. It’s not the first time I’ve heard this comparison. The […]
It’s that frenzied pre-launch time when I’m having anxiety dreams about all my upcoming events for my debut book. I haven’t had the “forgot my locker combination” one yet. Maybe tonight! Last night was a dream in which a bus was coming to pick me and my kids up after a trip, and all our […]
Years ago, I did a couple posts about a new writing space in my new house, one post on my initial discovery of that space, and then a follow up on how I was making it work. My kids were young when we moved here, and my writing hours were few and far between. With […]
Two months from today…my first book comes out! It still seems like just a wonderful dream. I’m busy planning my book launch, to be held at my local library on August 14 (more information coming soon). In the meantime, I wanted to take a moment to encourage anyone who plans to buy the book to […]
I recently opened my mail to find my first copy of “Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse!” This definitely wasn’t the first time I’ve seen the book. I’ve been looking at Corinna Luyken’s wonderful art at various points in her illustration process, and I’ve seen the book in electronic form and then a couple […]