Keynote Speaker at the Animal Defense League of Texas Annual Fundraiser. It was an honor to talk about my dog books while helping to raise money for this worthy cause.
Guest Writer at Pat Cummings’ Children’s Book Illustration Class
It’s always great fun being the guest writer at Pat Cummings’ Children’s Book Illustration class as she gives her students an in depth, insider’s view of the writing and publishing process. Pat inspires!
It’s always great fun being the guest writer at Pat Cummings‘ Children’s Book Illustration class as she gives her students an in depth, insider’s view of the writing and publishing process. Pat inspires!
[intense_testimony_text]”Anybody looking to inspire, motivate and inform students about writing for children should be lucky enough to have Stephanie visit their class….[The students]” broke out in applause at the end of class….haven’t seen THAT happen in a while.”[/intense_testimony_text]
[intense_testimony_author company=”Parsons at The New School”]Pat Cummings[/intense_testimony_author]
“Storytime With the Author” at Books of Wonder
Cheers for Peter Glassman and the terrific staff at Books of Wonder. Founded in 1980, Books of Wonder is New York City’s largest and oldest children’s bookstore and the city’s leading specialist in children’s literature. I’ll join them for any event!
Reading at the Brooke Jackman Foundation
I’m proud to be on the advisory board of the Brooke Jackman Foundation with Jamie Lee Curtis, Alec Baldwin, Katie Davis, Erin Jackman, Dr. Twila C. Liggett, Dr. Gay Su Pinnell and Javaka Steptoe. The mission of the Foundation is to enhance the literacy and self-esteem of disadvantaged children and their families in and around New York City.
No Water River
A generous resource for kids, parents, techers and writers interested in children’s poetry and picture books.
ALA Poetry Blast @ Sylvia Vardell’s “Poetry for Children”
Sylvia Vardell’s “Poetry for Children” blog is invaluable for children’s poetry lovers. Dr. Vardell and poet Janet Wong are the creators of the highly acclaimed Poetry Friday Anthology series.
Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt helps teachers share poetry with their students by providing poems from the beginning of September until the end of June. I’m proud to have my poem “Shaggy Dog” included here. Guess who the poem is about…