As an author of books for kids, a big part of my job is visiting schools and talking to students. There are two questions that I’m asked a lot:

  • How do you make your books?
  • Are you ever going to write a book about your dog, Ernie?

I can answer both of those at the same time. Ready? Here goes:

Written by me…

illustrated by Sarah Horne

starring Ernie himself…

coming this October from Millbrook Press/Lerner Publishing

and having its cover revealed TODAY, it’s

How to Make a Book (About My Dog)

— a nonfiction picture book about how nonfiction picture books are made!