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I write picture books for babies and young children and the grown-ups who read to them. When I’m not writing stories, I’m sharing them as an early literacy educator working with a diverse community of young children and their families – or as a new grandma of a baby girl! For many years I was an education researcher at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, studying how families are engaged in their children’s learning. I am also a wife, mother of two grown children, and human companion to a large cat named Rose.

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photo by Mindaugas Sereiva
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