On January 25th, 2018, Worth a Thousand Words will be published in Italy with Feltrinelli Editore under the title Lost & Found! Readers of Italian, look for it on Amazon and Goodreads. I love you, Italy! And so many thanks to Feltrinelli! I'm so honored.
Claire, a ten-year-old reader from Brooklyn, has a wide variety of reading tastes. Her favorite books range in style from A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett to the Amulet series by Kazu Kibuishi. No matter the genre, Claire loves how a good book can "take you to places you've never been before" and she likes characters with an adventurous spirit and kind heart. Beyond her appreciation for reading, Claire has a deep respect for nature and a dream of one day stopping
Meet Avital! This 10-year-old reader from the United States is a passionate fan of the Heidi Heckelbeck series by Wanda Coven, a lover of mysteries, and a future business-owner/actress! Avital also has some excellent advice for authors regarding the power of descriptions and suspense, and the importance of including children's authentic inner lives in our novels. I know you'll enjoy hearing her insights as much as I did! Avital, 10, a reader in the USA What are your three fav
Today we hear from the delightful Maxanne, an 8-year-old reader from New York, who enjoys stories with the right blend of magic and real life, and loves to "sink into [her] soft cushions" as she reads a good book. One of her future dreams is to be a graphic novelist, perhaps partly inspired by her passion for Drama by Raina Telgemeier! Read on for Maxanne's lovely insights on the world of books. Maxanne, 8, New York What are your three favorite books and why? 11 Birthdays is
Happy New Year! Today we hear from Rose, an 8-year-old reader from Canada, who becomes so consumed by the stories she's reading that she doesn't even notice when her little sister stacks books on her head! Rose has a love for the humor in stories, and a genuine appreciation for the 1968 hit The Last Unicorn. But careful - don't cross her, because she has a strong streak of Queen Scarlet from Wings of Fire in her, and she just might be Prime Minister one day! What are your thr