One of the first authors I fell in love with was Mark Twain. I had a book of his short stories that I read over and over and over… So, I was really excited when Caramel Tree asked me to write a condensed version of THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER for second language learners. Reading Read More →

I’ll admit, sometimes it is hard writing for the education market. Not that I don’t love it! I love researching new topics. I love working with great editors that care about getting the content just right. I love seeing the book come together with the illustrations. I love picturing little hands thumbing through the pages. Read More →

My new book FABULOUS FABERGE’ EGGS is up on Reading a-z. It looks great! For those who aren’t familiar with the Fabergé Eggs, they tell a story of art, history, and tragedy all tied up in an Easter egg. The eggs were crafted from precious metals and jewels by Carl Fabergé for the Russian czars Read More →