Looking for funny books with funny girls? Well, with the help of some folks on Twitter, my very helpful bookseller at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena, CA, and Dr. Sarah Winslow, a children’s literature expert at Cal State LA University, I’m made you a list. It is by no means definitive. And it only includes books … Continue reading Funny Girls, Funny Books
I hate it when the dogs die in books, and I promise you this. When there are dogs in the books I write, they will live. In fact (spoiler) I have another dog-centered book coming out in late 2022. And you’re the first to know. And this time there are LOTS of dogs. Until then … Continue reading Let the dogs live!
Here’s Walt! Walt is about two and half years old. We got him when he was about nine months. Oh, what a sad and scared dog he was! We don’t know what happened to him before he came to us, but we know it wasn’t good. But look how happy he is now. And he … Continue reading Check in with Walt
Meet Susie B. She is running for School President. Her chances of winning may be slim–she’s got to beat the most popular boy in school AND the only other kid named Susie–but she will do what it takes. Because she has big plans! She has polar bears to save! She has paragraph writers to protect! … Continue reading Susie B. Won’t Back Down!
Happy New Year, friends! I hope you are and yours are healthy and well during these difficult times. We are hanging in there at the Finnegan household. Hubby is back at work. Beloved first-born girl is stir crazy, but doing a lot of needlepoint and trying to learn Spanish. Beloved second-born girl just wrapped up … Continue reading It’s a New Year and Other Good News!
I am so excited to share this read aloud of chapter one of WE COULD BE HEROES! Thank you Simon Kids for giving me permission! Listen in!Enjoy!I’ll post chapter 2 next week.