Coloring Sheets and Activities

The Welcome Song


I was thrilled to stumble upon this Web site. Stained glass question marks, exclamation points, and periods remind me of Punctuation Takes a Vacation and now bring my run-on plants under control and add stunning beauty as well.
Mimi's Motifs: Need a visiting author? Here you'll you find a Harry Bookman puppet (from Author Day for Room 3T) for your school library or classroom)

Steve Spangler site: Make snow in your classroom when you read Axle Annie!!

Authors in the Pantry, by Sharron L. McElmeel. This book offers anecdotes, photographs, recipes from 50 popular children's authors. The Robin Pulver pages focus on connections of Axle Annie and Tiger Hill with sauerkraut, since my hometown has long been known as the sauerkraut capital of the world. Look for a scrumptious sauerkraut chocolate cake. A fun book, but don't send me a birthday card in October. They got my birthday wrong!

READ! PERFORM! LEARN! Volume 2 (Upstart Books): Readers' Theater scripts and author interviews from Toni Buzzeo, including a script for Axle Annie and the Speed Grump and a Robin Pulver interview. has a new audio offering, "Author Name and Pronunciation Guide," the "first-ever" collection of authors and illustrators pronouncing and sharing anecdotes about their own names, including mine!

Christmas for a Kitten videos! Layne Johnson has made beautiful video trailers for the first and second books. Watch them below: