children’s literature

Some thoughts of mine, some links to thoughts of others…

(for a taste of the children’s literature I write — rather than write about — click on the “new writing & work in progress tab” under the “read what I write” menu heading)

On the connections between great kids’ books, adventure, and the inspired adult:


Armchair travel & a glimpse into why British children’s literature has informed most of my work:

“You Can Take the Girl Out of London…”

Travel isn’t always what we expect it to be, especially when our destination is in the past, and a search to reconnect with early inspirations.


On Ruth Krauss and the memorable moments & lessons of picture books:


On Dr. Seuss, rejections, and inspirations:


Neil Gaiman being interviewed about writing, including (starting at about the halfway point) the development of THE GRAVEYARD BOOK:

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