Trucker Kid Illustrated by Russ Cox, came out Jan. 1, '23 with Capstone. It's a picture book about a young girl whose pride in her father’s work as a truck driver wins the hearts and minds of her classmates.
Watch the trailer for Trucker Kid here:
MORE TO COME
Some Daddies Illustrated by Javiera Maclean Alvarez, Beaming Books, 2022
This rollicking showcase of daddies celebrates the incredible diversity of modern fathers. The inclusive cast of characters--including a two-dad family, a single dad, and a stay-at-home dad--highlights the bond between daddy and child as they play, learn, comfort, and laugh their way through everyday life. This open-hearted ode to fatherhood will give readers new appreciation for how their own fathers and father-figures shine in their own unique ways.
Before I Sleep: I say Thank You
Illustrated by Mary Rojas, Pauline Books and Media 2015. Now in its fourth printing!!
Would you like to start a new bedtime tradition that underscores the importance of gratitude? Read Before I Sleep: I Say Thank You with your children to begin a nightly routine of saying five things you are grateful for before bed. It will add sweetness and joy before your little one falls asleep.
Where Am I Sleeping Tonight?: Kids Coming To Terms With Divorce Illustrated by Sue Rama, Mazo Publishers, 2021.
Ever wake up and not know where you are? Not sure if your homework is due today or tomorrow? Can't remember if you have hockey practice tonight? Forgot your homework at your mom's and now you're at your dad's and can't get it done?
Ruth the Sleuth and the Messy Room lllustrated by Kimberly
Soderberg, Mazo Publishers 2018.
Did you ever lose something, because your room was so messy? That is exactly what happened to Ruth, as she searches her very messy room for a potholder she borrowed from her mother. Ruth gets distracted again and again by the wonderful items she finds within her mess. But, will she be able to find her mom’s potholder in time to have cookies with her friend, Zack?
You Know What? Illustrated by Nynke Talsma, Clavis Publishing 2017. Oliver uses his nighttime rituals to win some time before going to bed. The story is playful and humorous and one that most families will relate to.
The Dutch language edition of my kidlit picture book You Know What?
This is the Korean language edition of my kidlit picture book You Know What? 2019
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