Tuesday, October 29, 2019


I am so very excited to share with you the cover of my upcoming picture book --
THE FARM THAT FEEDS US: Follow A Family Farm Through All Four Seasons

Younger readers who are not quite ready for my older award-winning THE STORY OF SEEDS will discover how farmers grow the food that sustains us. They'll find out where our food comes from, the role of farms, and what it's like to be a farmer.

Ginnie Hsu has done a fantastic job of capturing life on a farm in her adorable illustrations. I know you'll love her illustrations of heritage sheep and other livestock as much as I do. Like me, Ginnie's work is often inspired by everyday life and nature. And she "loves mixing new and traditional media to create magic."

THE FARM THAT FEEDS US is now available for preorder from your favorite bookstore. Shop indie! It's published by Quarto under the imprint words & pictures.

Drumroll please...

I can't wait to share this with you this spring!


  1. The cover shows the teamwork involved in running a very appealing family farm. Nice job!

  2. How gorgeous!!! LOVE the folk art style of this cover! It really communicates the earthy, family-oriented, down-home lifestyle that has sustained America for hundreds of years. Love the hint of the four seasons from top to bottom and there's the family working through it all. So true! I particularly love the cat on the pile in the wheelbarrow! How adorable!

  3. PREORDERED! Can't wait to explore this book and share with little readers.


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