When you want to write stories about some people’s daily lives, you’d better do some research and learn something about them. That’s what I did when I decided to write The Pelican Family Series, and I’m still researching and learning now. What would you want to know about pelicans?
We all benefit when people are recognized for doing good work and showing concern and kindness. This recognition can come in many forms — a spoken remark, an e-mail or message, or a written note, Happy Notes.
When I’m at home, and wherever I go I watch for birds. I love to see them, learn about them, and write about them.
Helping children learn how to develop friendships is something we wanted to do. Our goal was to present ideas about friendship to kids, through the silly antics of these two pelicans, and their conversation with each other.
It’s Spring Break. You and your family might be taking a trip. But if you’re not, your children might be saying, “I’m bored. What Should I do?” The phrase “I’m bored” is one of my least favorite things to hear from kids.
It is the week of World Storytelling Day. As we honor the great tradition of oral storytelling, let us not forget that we are all storytellers. Younger people are listening and watching what we say and do. May we do that in a way that helps us live together in harmony in our communities and in our world.