All the Violet and the Woofish News!
My newest picture book, Violet and the Woof, is now available!
I’ve spotted it on shelves at Barnes & Noble and via Instagram in bookstores across the country.
Plus, I’ve created a book trailer especially for Violet’s release! Watch it below:
Just in time for Holiday Shopping, you can WIN a copy!
That’s right! I’m giving away a copy of Violet and the Woof AND this adorable plush Violet doll.
How can you enter?
Entering is easy, and you can get your name in the hat (bowl?) multiple times. Here’s how. One entry for EACH of the following…
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How easy is that?! I can only ship within the US (sorry!), and stay tuned to Instagram because I’ll be running another giveaway in December!
Winner will be drawn November 20th. Happy posting! And thank you for sharing the excitement of Violet and the Woof!
Nearly every elementary school teacher will need to prep a lesson on fairy tales, specifically comparing fairy tale versions. Many wonderful options exist, and many we’ve used ourselves. One of my favorites has always been Little Red Riding Hood. Of course when it came time to write a fractured fairy tale of my own, I picked one of my favorite tales! Find a FREE comparative literature printable unit study based on Violet and the Woof and Little Red Riding Hood.
How do children learn creativity? Creativity requires courage, and courage requires risk. This lesson is especially vital for children of Apraxia and their families.
I’ve created a set of Violet and the Woof stick puppets—complete with a puppet stage. Print (card stock is best for this), cut, paste onto craft sticks to retell the story of Violet’s adventure again and again. And be happy knowing you’re helping develop the love of literature and early reading skills.
A book trailer, a contest, and more! All for my newest release, picture book Violet and the Woof!
Carry the new release, Violet and the Woof, with you everywhere with these adorable free wallpapers! Made for iPhone, iPad, and desktop/laptop, you can smile every time you unlock your device.
I am so delighted to share coloring pages. Some were lovingly prepared by me, and some by the marvelous illustrator, Dasha Tolstikova who illustrated Violet and the Woof.
Learn why sequencing is an essential skill for reading and literacy, and download free printables to practice using the picture book Violet and the Woof!
My next release, Violet and the Woof, coming October 9th, 2018, has an official cover! And here it is:
When the tax documents come from...
Violet and her little brother
set out on a long, long journey,
a journey fraught with danger
Is Violet’s make-believe story just in her imagination?
With excitement and more than a few surprises, Violet and the Woof will have readers wide-eyed, smiling, and asking for the story again and again.