Monday, May 24, 2010

Goodbye, Mrs. Davis!

The artist Asia is in Mrs. Rosemary Davis's second grade class at Punahou School in Honolulu.

Mrs. Davis is retiring when this school year ends.

We'll miss you Mrs. D! Maybe you'll now have time to take magic lessons from Strega Nona.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

MY FIRST SONGS, a Board Book

This little collection, MY FIRST SONGS, from Grosset & Dunlap features ten songs ("Rain, Rain, Go Away," "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe," "Three Blind Mice," "Hush, Little Baby," and others) excerpted from TOMIE DEPAOLA'S MOTHER GOOSE.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Wright Bear, Arthur and Tomie

A classroom of second graders, their teacher and Dr. Gloria Kirkland Holmes of the University of Northern Iowa sent Wright Bear to several authors: Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Eric Carle, Sarah Pennypacker, Marc Brown and me. Here I am with Wright Bear and Arthur.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Penguins Visit!

Left to Right:
Cecilia Yung (Art Director for G. P. Putnam's Sons and Nancy Paulsen Books), Tomie, Nancy Paulsen (Tomie's editor), Marikka Tamura (Assistant Art Director for G. P. Putnam's Sons and Nancy Paulsen Books)

Thursday, April 22, Don Weisberg (President of Penguin Young Readers Group), Jen Haller (Associate Publisher of Penguin Young Readers Group), Cecilia, Nancy and Marikka visited.

Friday, April 23, we (minus Don and Jen) went to dinner at Burdick's in Walpole, New Hampshire.

Saturday, May 1, 2010