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Department of Lost Dogs book cover featuring a dog in a sparkly red outfit, with glowing reviews from Kirkus and Booklist.

Kirkus & Booklist reviews!

It’s almost time for The Department of Lost Dogs to hit the shelves (April 11th!) and I am so elated to see these wonderful reviews from Kirkus Reviews and Booklist.
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A Dog-Friendly Town paperback with Saint Bernard close up

A Dog-Friendly Paperback!

A Dog-Friendly Town is out in paperback today with a fresh new cover design by the talented Xindi Yan! I love that Sir Bentley, canine celebrity (and owner of the
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Not All Heroes on Bank Street Best Books of the Year

A Bank Street Best Book of the Year

I was stunned to find out that Not All Heroes made the Bank Street Best Books list this year! Every year, Bank Street Children’s Book Committee compiles a list of
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Kirkus Best of 2021

A Kirkus Best Book of the Year!

Not All Heroes made the Kirkus Best Books of the Year list! Hooray! There are so many incredible books on this list…what a happy way to finish out the year!
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The Week Jr: Summer of Reading

The Week Jr. has announced their picks for this year’s Summer of Reading program, and I’m so excited to see A Dog-Friendly Town listed in the mystery section! If you’d like to
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Not All Heroes Zinnia

A Kirkus Star for HEROES!

I was floored to see that Not All Heroes received a star from Kirkus Reviews this week! Of course, I always tell myself that if I’ve put my heart into
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Spotlight Dog Friendly Town

Gift Ideas for Tinkerers

In my email newsletter this month, I shared some gift ideas for kids (of all ages) who like to make things. Creating, building, and experimenting are important life skills that
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A Dog Friendly Town Cover Art

3 Starred Reviews!

I am paw-sitively over the moon to see THREE starred reviews for A DOG-FRIENDLY TOWN! Thanks to Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and Bulletin for the Center of Children’s Books for making
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Maybe a Mermaid Audiobook

Today, MAYBE A MERMAID releases on audiobook with Tantor Audio and it’s narrated by the talented Karissa Vacker! I listen to a *lot* of audiobooks, so I couldn’t be more
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