Chancey of the Maury River · The Eclectic Horse

Coming Soon…Chancey of the Maury River App

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

Books · Chancey of the Maury River

Inside a Book: An interview with book artist, Sherry Fatla, Candlewick Press

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

Albert · Chancey of the Maury River

Sunday Drive

My husband, Bubba, and I spent Sunday in Loudon County for a Chancey of the Maury River book event at the American Academy of Equestrian Sciences (AAES) in Leesburg, Virginia. As we drove through Fauquier, Prince William, and Loudon County stately horse farms lined both sides of the road for the last half of a… Continue reading Sunday Drive