Friday, January 15, 2016

2016 Sydney Taylor Notable Book

Sadie and Ori and the Blue Blanket is a 2016 Sydney Taylor Notable Book

Monday, November 30, 2015

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Pirate Boy - Chinese edition!

PW Review —Sadie and Ori and the Blue Blanket

“Both Korngold and Fortenberry are attentive to all that Grandma does for Sadie and Ori, making it all the more poignant when they return the favor as Grandma’s physical and mental capabilities begin to diminish” 

Publishers Weekly 

Monday, April 20, 2015

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

December High Five Magazine

I have a few illustrations in High Five Magazine this month. Here are a couple of illustrations from LIGHTING THE WAY, a story by Marianne Mitchell.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Thank you... the folks at Alazar Press, Flyleaf Books, the parents, kids and friends who stopped in. And thank you, Susie Wilde!

“Take a picture of your children with an author and glue it in the book.” —Jody Fickes Shapiro

Tuesday, October 7, 2014


at Flyleaf Books on Oct. 25th at 11am. Publisher and milliner extraordinaire, Rosemarie Gulla will be there also, demonstrating how to create a Maid Marian/Daphne-style hat. Hope to see you there!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Feeling blah? Looking for a little inspiration?

Then stop by the CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATION Facebook page! Shelley and I have posted a lot of work by some truly talented artists.

Friday, August 29, 2014

CBC Meet the Author/Illustrator Column

If you're a school librarian, look for my essay in Knowledge Quest (September/October). Thank you, editors of Knowledge Quest!

Or you can go here: Many thanks to the Children's Book Council.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Saturday, July 5, 2014


Click to expand and download. Print on 8.5 by 11 card stock.

Would you like the matching book to go with the bookmark? Click here!

The 2014 5th Annual Carolinas SCBWI Art Contest

My reinterpretation of Goodnight Moon won 1st place in the 2014 5th Annual Carolinas SCBWI Art Contest! 

 Congratulations to Deb Johnson and Teresa Wiles. See you in September!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Siouxland Libraries Welcomes Traveling Quilt Exhibit by Muriel Feldshuh

"Siouxland Libraries marks the arrival of ‘Celebrating Children’s Books’ traveling quilt exhibit with a reception on July 1, 2014, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Main Library. The quilts are the work of Muriel Feldshuh, a retired library teacher from Brooklyn, NY. Feldshuh quilted a total of 186 squares collected from noted children’s authors and illustrators to create the seven quilts in the exhibit."
Sadie will be hanging with Little Red Writing

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Saturday, May 24, 2014