School visit with The Maurice Sendak Community School

I also recently had a lovely visit with first and second graders at P.S. 118, The Maurice Sendak Community School where we talked about circus ... Read the full post

Skype visit with the International School of Lausanne

I just had a Skype visit with the International School of Lausanne, where the students are from 53 different countries. My favorite part was doing ... Read the full post

Story Time at the Carle

I loved being the story time author at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art yesterday. After I had read a lot of poems, ... Read the full post

Infinity and Me Audio Book

I just got the Live Oak Media CD of Infinity and Me. The music and the narrator are amazing, and I love the packaging as ... Read the full post

Books of Wonder Launch Party

Thanks to Books of Wonder for hosting my launch party for FEEDING THE FLYING FANELLIS AND OTHER POEMS FROM A CIRCUS CHEF, and thanks ... Read the full post

Two Truths and a Lie: An interview with Gabi Swiatkowska

I interviewed Gabi Swiatkowska for a Dweck Center presentation at the Brooklyn Public Library. Two hundred enthusiastic fourth and fifth graders from PS 8 ... Read the full post

P.S.154 in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn

I had four great second grade visits at P.S.154 in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn last week. The kids invented their own infinity symbols out of pipe ... Read the full post

PS 282 Read-a-thon

I really enjoyed reading to these first graders as a part of a fund raiser for PS 282.   ... Read the full post

The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens Ghouls and Gourds Festival

Reading Big Bouffant at The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens Ghouls and Gourds Festival. What an amazing event...giant puppets, great bands, an author's book barn, and that ... Read the full post

Hillsborough Children’s Book Festival

Hillsborough is wonderfully diverse community in New Jersey full of book lovers. The day flew by. I enjoyed making infinity symbol glasses with the kids ... Read the full post