I have a broad range of interests and have acquired and edited a large variety of books over the course of my career, for all ages and in all formats. Here is a small sampling of books I have worked on.
Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich by Adam Rex
“...fresh, creative, and funny, with just enough gory detail to cause a few gasps.” School Library Journal Starred Review
“Readers will relish every gross and hilarious entry in this monstrous menu of misadventures.” Starred Review from Kirkus
“Definitely funny and slyly subversive.” Kirkus Starred Review.
One of the Bank Street’s 40 books of the last 40 years.
Irma Simonton Black Award-Winner.
Cyrano by Geraldine McCaughrean
“The timeless love story, tenderly told in plain poetry, will thrill teens….” Booklist Starred Review
Food Hates You, Too by Robert Weinstock
“Goofy, mildly disturbing, almost always funny fare.” Fuse #8
“This is a Winner that kids will love.” School Library Journal
PSSST! by Adam Rex
“A gleefully postmodern romp.” Kirkus Starred Review.
“A very funny excursion.” Publishers Weekly Starred Review
The Super Chicken Nugget Boy series by Josh Lewis
“…lighthearted and full of adventure and fantasy, and the chicken-nugget hero will appeal to a variety of readers.“ School Library Journal
2010 Society of Illustrators Original Art Show Silver Medalist
One of Huffington Post’s 10 best picture books of the year
Starred reviews in Kirkus and Publishers Weekly
Putting Makeup on Dead People by Jen Violi
Shortlisted for the PNBA Award
“A book that looks at death and reveals much about life.” Kirkus
Cupcake by Charise Mericle Harper
“As per the usual Charise Mericle Harper fare, this is just fun fun fun. Deliciously so.” Fuse #8
“Thoroughly inspired.” Kirkus Starred Review
2008 Society of Illustrators Original Art Show Gold Medalist