I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings
I wrote Chancey of the Maury River (Candlewick Press) because I love horses. The friendship between our late horse, Albert, and my daughter inspired the first story. Albert himself inspired so many folks, not only me. The second in the series, Macadoo of the Maury River, comes out this August. And, I'm having a total… Continue reading Coming Soon…Chancey of the Maury River App
Horse: The Essential Guide for Young Equestrians by Rosie Stoddard and Phillip Marshall 2008, Candlewick Press Ages 6-9 Grades 1-4 ISBN: 9780763635473 With the end of the school year well within sight, thoughts turn to summer - camp, road trips, and long days at the barn. Horse: The Essential Guide for Young Equestrians makes a… Continue reading Hay, here’s a great summer barn book!
G. Neri is the Coretta Scott King award-winning author of the middle-grade books Yummy and Chess Rumble, both ALA Notable Books. He is also the author of the YA novels Surf Mules, and the Junior Library Guild selection Ghetto Cowboy. In 2010, he won the International Reading Association's Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award. He… Continue reading Cowboy Attitude: Interview with Author, G. Neri
Have you discovered this wonderful website, Great Horse Books for Horse Lovers, yet? Here, Vanessa Wright has curated one of the most comprehensive, helpful, and interesting online collections of horse books. You'll want to bookmark Great Books for Horse Lovers and Vanessa's other project, The Literary Horse, so you can easily return and explore the… Continue reading Great Books for Horse Lovers
One of the most awesome benefits of writing books for kids is that I get to visit schools and actually get to write WITH kids. It's really an honor sit around a table, bowed over a waiting page, using the written word to explore the world within and around us. Writing together. Whenever I spend… Continue reading Inside a Book: An interview with book artist, Sherry Fatla, Candlewick Press