Category Archives: Twenty Years of Books

Tallying the Books 3: The Pippin trilogy

I’m a fantasy writer — of course if I write picture books, they’re going to form a trilogy! Not really. But that’s how it turned out. I wrote the three ‘Pippin and Mabel’ books inspired by my dog Pippin, who … Continue reading

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Tallying the Books 2: The Serpent Bride

The Serpent Bride, my second published book, was a collection of ten short stories that were literary fairy tales, retellings of ballads from Medieval Denmark, was published in 1998 from Thistledown Press. (For non-Canadians, that’s a venerable small literary press … Continue reading

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Tallying the Books 1: 20 Years Ago … Torrie and the Dragon

Twenty years ago my first book was published. Torrie and the Dragon came out from a Canadian children’s publisher called Roussan in 1997. It was shorter and had less depth than I would have liked, but in Canada, kids’ books … Continue reading

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