My books have won awards from the American Library Association, Parents’ Choice, the National Science Teachers Association, and Bank Street College of Education. This Voice of America video shows how I create them.
I'm currently working on my next book, Spectacular Spots, which will be published in 2015. It’s a joy for me to share my passion for nature through my books, artwork and presentations!
Stripes of All Types has just been printed as a bilingual Spanish/English book!
It won a Parents' Choice Silver Honor Award and a
California Reading Association Eureka! Nonfiction Gold Award. It has also been
selected as a NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children and a
I'm thrilled that Stripes of All Types is Pennsylvania's One Book, Every Young Child
selection for 2014. I look forward to making 52 presentations throughout the state this
spring as an ambassador for this wonderful early childhood literacy program.
“If the paintings are the feast, Stockdale’s words are the dessert.”
The Washington Post