Robert Paul Weston

Natsumi’s Song of Summer

A pair of cousins separated by language, continent and culture meet for the first time when Jill’s family travels from America to Japan to stay with Natsumi’s family…

10 Picture Books about Japan

Recently, in collaboration with illustrator Misa Saburi, I put out my first picture book. Having  previously only published novels and short stories, it was a surprisingly welcome change. It’s…

Prince Puggly in French

I’m proud to announce the French translation of Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff is now available from Editions Seuil in Paris. In French, Prince Puggly is…

Robbie, With Antlers

A silly video we made for the ANNIE, WITH ANTLERS submission. To play it, right click on the image, select “Show Controls”, and click play. 

Sakura’s Cherry Blossoms

When her family moves overseas, Sakura has difficulty adjusting. She struggles with a new language and misses her grandmother. When at last springtime arrives, a beautiful surprise awaits…

Blues for Zoey

Kaz Barrett saves his every penny for a treatment he believes will cure his mother’s mysterious and deadly illness. When he meets Zoey, a beautiful street musician, she…

The Creature Department

Elliot and Leslie discover the world strangest inventions were all created by a team of extremely unusual engineers at a top secret laboratory—right there in the middle of town! Who knew?…

Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff

When Puggly, a commoner chosen to lead his terminally unfashionable kingdom, mistakenly receives an invite to the most stylish party in the land, things do not go well. ~ REVIEWS…

Dust City

Henry Whelp is the son of a wolf serving a life sentence for the double murder of a little girl and her grandmother. When he tries to prove…

Zorgamazoo

A brave young girl. An eccentric, subterranean creature. A bizarre lottery. A secret map. An alien invasion. A sport that brings together the finer points of cricket, swimming, and…