Klondike Do Not Eat Those Cupcakes! Book Launch Party!

January 14, 2018

Carmichael's Bookstore

Louisville, KY


Klondike the seal was the star of this celebration featuring refreshments, 

crafts for the kids, and of course, CUPCAKES!

State Librarians Recognize Duncan and Wally

August 2017


Duncan the Story Dragon made the list for the 2017-18 Young Hoosier Book Award by the Indiana Library Federation. Wally Does Not Want a Haircut made the Preschool Master List for the 2017-18 Kentucky Bluegrass Award by the Kentucky Association of School Librarians.

Wally Does Not Want A Haircut Book Launch Party!

July 31, 2016

Carmichael's Bookstore

Louisville, KY


Wally was welcomed into the world with a hair-raising celebration featuring refreshments and crafts for

the kids. It was wild and woolly!

Duncan the Story Dragon
Wins Award

July 2016

Duncan the Story Dragon won the 2016 Evelyn Thurman Young Readers Book Award, an award which recognizes a book written or illustrated by a Kentucky author or illustrator.

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast Guest Blog

August 2, 2015


Click the link above to check out my post on the wonderful Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast Blog, where I discuss some of the process behind Duncan the Story Dragon. Thanks to Julie Danielson for having me!


Watch. Connect. Read. 
Guest Blog

June 24, 2015


Click the link above to see my post on the fabulous Watch. Connect. Read. Blog, where I discuss art, inspiration, my dogs, and Duncan the Story Dragon. Thanks for having me, Mr. Schu!


Upcoming Events

Books by the Banks 2018

Saturday, October 20, 10am-4pm

Duke Energy Convention Center

Cincinnati, OH


Join me and a fantastic lineup of authors and illustrators for a celebration of books! This is a great opportunity to meet your favorite authors, purchase signed books, and attend literary presentations. I'll be presenting in the Kid's Corner at noon!

Kentucky Book Fair

Saturday, November 17, 9am-4pm

Alltech Arena, Kentucky Horse Park

Lexington, KY


Kentucky's premier literary event! And just in time for the holidays! Come meet renowned authors, purchase signed books, and attend literary presentations. A book signed by the author makes an unforgettable gift!