The UCLA Extension Summer catalog has recently come out! This summer, the Writers’ Program is offering two courses in writing for young readers:
Writing Picture Books for Children: A Beginning Workshop, taught by Sherry Shahan (online course).
Writing the Young Adult Novel, taught by Lilliam Rivera (on-campus course).
For a complete list of all writing and journalism courses being offered, click HERE!
Today marks the halfway point in Paula Yoo’s NaPiBoWriWee, and it also happens to be my turn as a Guest Author. So, here’s the tease…Want to learn something about me that only a handful of people know? (seriously, only my family knows this and some of them even raise an eyebrow at it).
Read my interview on Paula Yoo’s NaPiBoWriWee blog. I’m also chatting with participants so stop on by!
Today, the a-mazing (no, make that A-mazing with a capital A) Kirsten Cappy of Curious City is launching a FREE STEM Story Hour Kit, designed especially for educators and librarians, to use with MY BUSY GREEN GARDEN. To get a look at this beautiful kit, just buzz, hop, flutter or dawdle on over to her website HERE.
And today, Curious City is starting a book giveaway (yes, as in FREE, F-R-E-E) to kick off the celebration of this gorgeous STEM Story Hour Kit. CC will be giving away 22 copies of the book! (special thanks to Tilbury House, my publisher, for donating the books). For details in how to enter the giveaway, click HERE.
But don’t dawdle too long–winners will be announced on May 8, on the Curious City DWP page. Please share this any educators or librarians you know!
“There’s a surprise in clever disguise…”
This a repeating line in my latest picture book, MY BUSY GREEN GARDEN.
But what is the surprise in clever disguise? Well, you’ll just have to read the book to find out! (hint: the answer is below)
In the meantime, here are a few other “clever disguises”–also called “camouflage”–that animals use to blend in to keep themselves safe from predators.
Could you spot them all?
You can read more about camouflage HERE.
I’m so happy to see that SLJ (School Library Journal) listed MY BUSY GREEN GARDEN on it’s list of garden books to embrace spring!