Tag Archives: Children’s Literature

Breakfast with Dr. Seuss

This week a strange, unexpected, and rather wonderful thing happened. I appeared on television. And I have Dr. Seuss to thank. It happened like this… In 2013, a nearly complete manuscript by the famous American children’s poet, who died in 1991, was … More

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Intro to Children’s Writing Course at U of T

Here’s a little nudge for anyone interested in writing for children. My course in the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies starts next Tuesday (Jan 24, 2012), and there’s still time to enroll. We’ll cover everything from picture books … More

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The Myth of the Silver Bullet Book

Last month, I was the MC at a fundraiser for The Children’s Book Bank. It’s a charity that gives new or “gently-used” books to children who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity of owning a book for themselves. The fundraiser was … More

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