Robert Paul Weston

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…

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…

Happy World Read Aloud Day!

The first Wednesday of March is World Read Aloud Day (not to be confused with World Book Day on the 6th of March, which I assure you is every bit…

Poetry, Neil Gaiman and Cowboys

Last month (April 2013), I headed off to the Texas Library Conference, held in Fort Worth, just outside Dallas. I was a guest on a few panels, speaking…

Books For Breakfast

Last week I did and interview with Dan Evans, who works at the wonderful Bookshelf Cafe & Cinema in Guelph, Ontario. He also happens to be one of…