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The Wise Wombat

I’m always looking for a fun way for kids to grasp complex ideas. I think this Wise Wombat keeps it sublimely simple! My thanks to the folks at Global MindShift for highlighting this! (Click on the post title to view)

I am the author of the award-winning Gaia Girls book series. I live in Corning, NY with my third-grade teacher hubby, two dogs (one young and wild, one old and patient) and an orange cat who thinks he is king of the whole pride. I am elected City Councilman here because I believe in putting your money where your mouth is and I drive VW Beetle that runs on waste veggie-oil. Writing a fictional sereis about girl-eco heroes is extremely fun and I have discovered the profession of writing suits my nature. Half the time I'm squired away from the world and lost in my own daydreams and the other half I get to go into schools, libraries and other interesting venues to talk about my work and, more importantly, about Gaia.


Gaia Stuff?

Every day I receive e-mails from children (and grown-ups!) who LOVE Gaia Girls. As an author, I get a kick out of seeing enthusiasm for the characters and the story. However, I struggle with the idea of “Gaia-stuff.” Do we need Gaia Girls t-shirts, jewelry, toys? Or, is this just adding to the burdens Gaia […] Read More..

Tigers In Bhutan

I really admire people who dedicate their lives to understanding and protecting threatened and endangered species. Tigers have been under tremendous assault due to habitat loss and poaching. Worldwide, there may only be as few as 3200 tigers left in the wild! So, you can see why BBC team member, Gordon Buchanan gets emotional when […] Read More..

Blue Moon Special

“Where is Gaia Girls Air Apparent?!” I get this question a lot, and have felt the same frustration as Gaia-fans! There is actually a reason or the delay. If you’ve been chomping at the bit for next installent of the Gaia Girls series, I’m going to help you end 2009 on a high note! Visit […] Read More..

Green Machine Contest

Do you have an idea/invention that could help green-up our planet? City Kidz World Magazine would like to hear about it! If you are in 2nd-8th grade, you can enter this contest. It’s free…but the Deadline is March 15th. Click here for Contest details. Good luck! Let me know if you entered! Read More..