Dance, Y'all, Dance coming to Texas this Fall!

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"

Nov. 3:

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!