My new picture book, Dance, Y'all, Dance is on its way! It's official launch date–Birthday–is November 1st, 2009 at the Texas Book Festival in Austin, TX. All sort of events are planned including Book Signing, School Visits, and Story Times. I hope you'll come out to see me and to help welcome Dance into the world! Dance, Y'all, Dance Kick-off Schedule:
Oct. 24, 1:30-3:30: Book Signing at Katy Budget Books in Katy
Oct. 27: Visiting schools in the Sugarland: Cornerstone Elementary, Brazos Bend Elementary, Walker Station Elementary
Oct. 28, 10:00 am: SCBWI-BV Schmooze, Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators, Barnes and Noble, College Station, TX
Oct. 31-Nov. 1: Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas
Happy Birthday Dance, Y'all, Dance!
Nov. 1, 11:00-1:00: Book Signing at Texas Book Festival, Writer's League Booth
Nov. 2, 7:00-9:00 pm: SCBWI-Houston Meeting, Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators, Tracy Gee Community Center, Houston
Workshop: "Picture Books -It's What You Don't See That Counts"
Hastings Elementary School in Duncanville, Texas
Nov. 5, 10:00-11:00:Children's Story time at Blue Willow Books, Houston
Nov. 5, 1:00 pm: Visit Calvary Episcopal School
Nov.; 6: 8:00-1:00 pm: Visit the Kinkaid School
Nov. 7: Sam Houston Book Festival, Huntsville, Texas
Workshop: "Picture Books are Like Icebergs: Harvesting Crystals"
Nov. 9, 5:00-9:00 pm: Family Book Night at the Kincaid School
Dance, Y'all, Dance Postcards, Bookmarks, Activity Sheets and Teacher's Guides are available! If you'd like to have any of these materials, visit the "contact me" link on my website and send me your mailing information.
Come on! Dance y'all! Whoop it up! I sure am!