Monthly Archives: July 2018

A Scary Book for Young Readers

Writing a scary book for young readers is a tricky business. Where is that line between fun scary and scary scary? With my latest book, The Frightful Ride of Michael McMichael, I’m hoping I found that line. It certainly was fun to write, even though it took forever. I really can’t remember when I jotted down […]
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The Frightful Ride of Michael McMichael

Illustrated by Mark Fearing Candlewick Press, 2018 Picture book format When the Thirteen bus pulls up one dreary, stormy evening, something about it doesn’t seem quite right. The driver grins down with a mouthful of long, white teeth, and there’s barely any room to sit, but Michael McMichael is bringing his gran something very dear, […]
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