So pleased to see the cover art for my next children’s picture book, now entitled I Love You Forever, and scheduled for a spring 2015 release. The lovely illustrations are by UK artist Shelagh McNicholas. I feel so fortunate to have her artwork grace the pages of my story! Enjoy.
Chatting with Rosalyn Landortop comments
Thrilled to have a wonderful phone chat with British actress Rosalyn Landor, who narrated the audiobook for My Dear Watson! She played Helen Stoner in the “Adventure of the Speckled Band” episode with Jeremy Brett in the ’80s BBC production of “Sherlock Holmes.” A great discussion of our lives, plans, and careers. She was sweetly complimentary about my writing, and we agreed that it’s important to show our grown children that life doesn’t end at age 50 (as Holmes shows …
My Dear Watson in Japanese!top comments
So pleased to announce that My Dear Watson is now available in a Japanese edition! Print on demand only, no digital edition. It won the Special Prize for Excellence in the international Suntory Mystery Novel competition. I was lucky enough to be flown to Tokyo years ago for the judging ceremony–I’ll never forget that experience! If you know anyone who reads Japanese, here’s a good mystery read for them. Arigato!
Children’s Book Weektop comments
It’s Children’s Book Week this week–May 13-19. What are your favorite children’s books? Most people have at least one favorite that they’ll never forget and that perhaps changed their life. Some of mine include Where the Wild Things Are; Hailstones and Halibut Bones; The Phantom Tollbooth; Harriet the Spy; the Madeline books; and Throw a Kiss, Harry! I have memories of my father reading me The Wind in the Willows, The Hobbit, and the original Oz books. When I had …