Besides the fact that they are all pretty hairy, they are also three things I’m writing about now for National Geographic Kids magazine! Facts your neighbor probably doesn’t know:
Blackbeard was known for lighting fuses and sticking them in his beard, so they’d smoke in a billowing cloud as he approached another ship. Maybe that’s the reason he never personally killed anyone. He didn’t have to—those he robbed handed everything over when they saw him coming.
Fennec foxes have ears up to half the size of their whole bodies. No wonder they can hear prey running underground. Yes, they can hear prey running underground. I am so glad I’m not fennec prey.
Sea otters help save the environment by…pooping. I’m not going to tell you how here. You’ll just have to read the cover story!
I just put up my brand-new SCBWI BookStop page, which is a place where you can learn all about me and my book, and buy copies, too! Please check it out here, and be sure to sign the guest book. Also let me know if you’d like to see changes in the page. Your wish might just be my command (shift, space bar)!
Exciting news! LISTEN! ISRAEL'S ALL AROUND (Kar-Ben, Lerner Publishing) has been honored with PJ Library's Author Incentive Award! This award includes distribution of my book to...drumroll, please...about 20,000 children who subscribe to PJ Library.Read More