Tuesday, October 7, 2014

I'm reading THE ARTIST AND THE KING...

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.
https://www.facebook.com/childrens.illustration.9

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!  http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/aaslpubsandjournals/knowledgequest/docs/TOC_SeptOct2014.pdf

Or you can go here: http://www.cbcbooks.org/about/knowledge-quest/ Many thanks to the Children's Book Council.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Bookmarks!



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

New Box O' Sadie Books!


Book Expo America --


My illustration from The Artist and the King will be auctioned off in support of The American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression.  The ABFFE is a co-founder of the Kids' Right to Read Project, "which supports students, parents, teachers and librarians fighting book challenges around the country." 
ABFFE Children’s Book Art Silent Auction
Wednesday, May 28
5:00 to 7:30 pm
River Pavilion, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
The Artist and the King is distributed by 
Independent Publishers Group -  Booth: 2527 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Book Review - The Artist and the King

"The Artist and the King is the absolutely delightful story of a young girl who refuses to give up."
-- www.featheredquillblog.com

INDIES FIRST STORYTIME

SATURDAY, May 17 @ 3 p.m. – Quail Ridge Books & Music 
 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh, NC 27607   
Celebrate Children's Book Week with our Indies First Storytime on Saturday, May 17, at 3 p.m.  Corduroy(costumed character) pays a special visit - be sure to bring your camera!  Children's authors Stephanie Greene and Julie Fortenberry will share some of their favorite children's stories during Storytime.  We hope you come dressed as your favorite children's book character - what a picture we could make!  Enter a raffle for a bag of goodies, too.  Fun for all ages! 




Wednesday, April 16, 2014

A Good Week



On Tuesday I was Julie Danielson's guest for breakfast. I love that Julie takes such care with her interviews, and that she links to so many images and people. The interview is so comprehensive that  I may never write another autobiographical word for the rest of my life. I'll just link to that interview.

 Also this week, I became a member of Writers and Illustrators of North Carolina or WINC.  I spent some  time looking through the group's various websites and book reviews—they are an impressive bunch. I'm honored (and a little intimidated) to be a member. I'm going to have to up my game. Thank you, WINC!

And now for a  little closing music









Monday, April 14, 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

lettura candita:

CORTESIE PER GLI OSPITI (libri preferiti da altri)...: IL TOCCO DELL’ARTISTA The Artist and the King , Julie Fortenberry  Alazar Press 2013 La piccola e riccioluta...