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I write picture books with humour and heart that entertain children and the adults that read to them.  I’m especially excited about these projects.

JAKE JONES’ *FREE* READING ADVENTURE

Jake Jones’ reading tips bring the promised adventure, freedom, and cake (yes, cake) to a frustrated child reader, who, by the end of the story, is a more exuberant reader–and adventurer–than Jake.

STEP INTO FALL

Families will enjoy the wonder and whimsy of autumn during a neighbourhood walk by following ten wonder-fall steps.

THE BEST BEACH DAY. EVER. 

Emma’s long-awaited beach day with her hardworking mom will be her last unless Emma relaxes their action-packed schedule and leans into the joy of a day off together.

PROFESSIONAL PIRATE (STEM)

Pete’s dream of becoming a buccaneer turns to shark bait when his dad enrolls him in school. When his new math moves help the crew become successful, instead of swindled, seadogs, Pete discovers he doesn’t have to throw his dreams overboard . . . but will his father agree? 

BRINGING HOME BUSTER

A nuisance brother. A crazy kitten. Garth ditches his co-pilots to fly solo, but discovers it’s lonely being a cranky captain. When Garth adapts a mission to include his diverse crew, a cosmic adventure unfolds.

      • Longlisted in the CANSCAIP 2019 Writing for Children Competition 

BROCCOLI DUDE

Despite being grade A gorgeous, Broccoli is overlooked for other vegetables in the grocery store. When he begins to droop, Broccoli sprouts a plan to make himself irresistible to children before becoming compost.

BOTTOM SHELF BLUES

Night Night Numbers is Jacob’s favorite book–until Jacob discovers superhero stories. Night Night must draft a plan to save his spine before being boxed away forever.

THE COVER-UP

Move the rug! Hurl the pillows! Sit the cat! One cover-up leads to another as Ellie attempts to hide her redecorated bedroom wall from her meticulous mother.

YOUR DANCE

A lyrical journey through a child’s dance of life, from an infant’s drumming heartbeat, a child untangling their own feet, and an adult meeting a partner that doesn’t step on their toes.