"If the paintings are the feast, Stockdale’s words are the dessert.”
The Washington Post
Welcome! I write and illustrate picture books that celebrate nature.
My artwork is also featured on other products.
I love presenting programs at schools, libraries and conferences about how I create my books.
Spectacular Spots has won two awards:
- the 2016 Correll Book Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Informational Text
- the 2016 Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award Honor Book in the Beginning Nonfiction category
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation selected Spectacular Spots for its donation wish list to benefit Everybody Wins! DC.