have a Master’s Degree in Early and Middle Childhood Education. I am a member of the Society of Children’s
Book Writers and Illustrators and I subscribe to Children’s Book Insider. I
have had a short story, entitled “My Mother, the Fish”, published in the
American Baptist Board of Education and Publication monthly issue for children. I am retired from education now, but my hunger for great books for children and
families to nurture a love of reading continues.
years as an early childhood educator, I could discern very quickly how much or
how little experience my students had with language and books prior to entering
my classroom. In working with parents,
I realized that many simply did not understand how easily they could help their
My passion is to share with parents of young
children the message of the three easy things they can do to help their child
love language and books. The natural
consequence is to have children who are happy and smart and can learn anything
they choose. Life-long learners!! Life-long readers!!