Recent Press

The School Library Journal gave The Bad Seed a starred review! (June 15, 2017)

The Junior Library Guild made The Bad Seed a Fall 2017 selection! (May 31, 2017)

Kirkus reviewed The Bad Seed (May 17, 2017)

The Children's Book Review wrote a nice review of Penguin Problems (March 15, 2017)

The International Falls Journal gave Penguin Problems a shout out (February 21, 2017)

The Missourian listed Penguin Problems in its Book Buzz Picks (December 31, 2016)

Elliott Bay Book Company gave Penguin Problems a nice mention on Seattle's King5 TV (December 11, 2016)

The Irish Times called Penguin Problems one of the best children's books of 2016! (December 17, 2016)

Brightly listed Penguin Problems as a "stunningly beautiful new picture book" (December 9, 2016)

The School Library Journal listed Penguin Problems as a "2016 Great, Funny Picture Book" (December 7, 2016)

The School Library Journal listed Quit Calling Me a Monster! as a "2016 Great, Funny Picture Book" (December 7, 2016)

The Sunday Herald (Scotland) gave Penguin Problems a nice mention (December 2, 2016)

The Jasper County Sun-Times listed Penguin Problems as a fall book "for the imagination" (October 18, 2016)

Amazon selected Penguin Problems as one of its Best Children's Books of the Year! (November 15, 2016)

Amazon selected Quit Calling Me a Monster! as one of its Best Children's Books of the Year! (November 15, 2016)

The New York Times reviewed Penguin Problems (November 11, 2016)

Picture Books Blogger reviewed Penguin Problems (November 11, 2016)

The Montreal Gazette reviewed Penguin Problems (October 26, 2016)

The Horn Book gave Penguin Problems a starred review (August 2, 2016)

Amazon selected Quit Calling Me a Monster! as one of its Books of the Month (August 1, 2016)

School Library Journal gave Quit Calling Me a Monster! a starred review (July 11, 2016)

Kirkus gave Penguin Problems a starred review (June 28, 2016) 

I'd So Rather Be Reading gave Penguin Problems a write-up (June 14, 2016) 

Publishers Weekly reviewed Penguin Problems (June 13, 2016) 

The Junior Library Guild made Penguin Problems a Fall 2016 selection (May 31, 2016) 

Kirkus reviewed Quit Calling Me a Monster! (May 15, 2016)

Shelf Awareness highlighted Quit Calling Me a Monster! (May 10, 2016)

Publishers Weekly reviewed Quit Calling Me a Monster! (May 4, 2016) 

Publishers Weekly announced my new collaboration with Liz Climo, Can Somebody Please Scratch My Back? (March 31, 2016)

Comedy Cake gave the short film I wrote a nice review (March 27, 2016) 

Laughing Squid gave the short film I wrote, I'm An Expert Haggler at Garage Sales, a write-up (March 25, 2016) 

Vimeo made I'm An Excellent Haggler At Garage Sales a featured Staff Pick! (March 25, 2016) 

The Children's Book Council has nominated The Terrible Two for a Children's Choice Book Award (February 17, 2016)

The Washington Post on I Love You Already! (February 8, 2016)

The Montreal Gazette on I Love You Already! (February 8, 2016) 

BuzzFeed included I Will Chomp You! in "The 21 Best Picture Books of 2015" (December 31, 2015)

Splitsider included The Terrible Two in its article "The 15 Best Comedy Books of 2015" (December 30, 2015)

Publishers Weekly on The Bad Seed being acquired by HarperCollins (December 22, 2015)

Bestselling author Drew Daywalt recommended I Will Chomp You! to Goodreads (December 2, 2015) 

Animade on the making of the Goodnight Already! and I Love You Already! promo videos (December 1, 2015)

Watch. Connect. Read. did a brief interview with me where I finished their sentences. (November 27, 2015) 

Shelf Awareness featured the promo video for I Love You Already! as its Book Trailer of the Day (November 17, 2015)

The American Booksellers Association listed I Love You Already! in its Winter 2015 IndieNext Recommendations! (November 9, 2015)

Quartz featured Goodnight Already! in "Nine Contemporary Children's Books You Should Read As An Adult" (November 8, 2015)

The New York Times on I Love You Already! (November 6, 2015)

The Goodreads Choice Awards included Goodnight Already! in its nominees for Best Picture Book in 2015! (November 4, 2015)

School Library Journal featured I Will Chomp You! in "Great Read-Louds For Inspiring Shivers & Giggles" (October 20, 2015)

The Texas Library Association nominated The Terrible Two for a 2016-2017 Texas Bluebonnet Award! (October 17, 2015)

Publishers Weekly featured a bookseller recommending I Will Chomp You! (September 25, 2015)

The American Booksellers Association listed I Will Chomp You! in its 2015 ABC Best Books For Young Readers Catalog (August 28, 2015)

The Minneapolis Star Tribune listed Goodnight Already! in its "Lovely picture books for your kids" (August 18, 2015)

Publishers Weekly listed I Will Chomp You! in "Hot Off the Presses" (July 30, 2015) 

The Boston Globe included The Terrible Two in its list of "sublime summer reads for all ages." (June 29, 2015) 

The Tahoe Daily Tribune wrote a story about me (June 12, 2015) 

The Blackpool Gazette reviewed The Terrible Two (June 8, 2015) 

Shelf Awareness mentioned my participation at the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award breakfast at BEA, included a photo (June 2, 2015) 

The Washington Post included The Terrible Two in its "Fifty Great Books To Read This Summer" (May 30, 2015)

Publishers Weekly on I Will Chomp You! being an early favorite for young readers at BEA (May 28, 2015) 

Publishers Weekly reviewed I Will Chomp You! (May 26, 2015) 

The Tampa Bay Times on Goodnight Already! (April 22, 2015) 

Publisher's Weekly on our talk about 826 Valencia (April 21, 2015) 

Kirkus reviewed I Will Chomp You! (April 15, 2015) 

The Guardian published our story on the best pranks in children's literature (April 1, 2015)

The American Booksellers Association nominated Goodnight Already! and The Terrible Two for an E.B. White Read-Aloud Award! (March 26, 2015) 

The Financial Times on The Terrible Two (March 6, 2015) 

Yahoo! News on The Terrible Two being optioned for a movie (February 15, 2015)

The Hollywood Reporter on The Terrible Two being optioned for a movie (February 10, 2015)

MovieWeb on The Terrible Two adaptation landing at Universal (February 10, 2015)

The Chicago Tribune on our tour for The Terrible Two (February 5, 2015) 

The National Post on Goodnight Already! (January 24, 2015) 

The Montreal Gazette on Goodnight Already! (January 14, 2015) 

The Christian Science Monitor on The Terrible Two (January 11, 2015)

The Wall Street Journal on The Terrible Two (January 9, 2015) 

The New York Times on Goodnight Already! (December 19, 2014)

The Tahoe Daily Tribune on Goodnight Already! (December 11, 2014) 

BuzzFeed on Goodnight Already! (December 3, 2014) 

BookPage reviewed Goodnight Already! (December 2, 2014) 

Publishers Weekly reviewed The Terrible Two (October 27, 2014) 

Publishers Weekly reviewed Goodnight Already! (October 13, 2014) 

Publishers Weekly on The Terrible Two cover reveal (July 31, 2014)  

Publishers Weekly on I Will Chomp You! being acquired by Random House (July 2, 2013)