Saturday, December 12, 2020

My Ideal Library

 For the NY Times Book Review. Thanks to editors Gal Beckerman and Pamela Paul!

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

My Words Virtual Storytime


In case you missed it, here's a virtual storytime I did for my new children's book, MY WORDS. Signed copies are available from my local bookstore, Watermark Books

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Goodreads Choice Awards

You can now vote for I WILL JUDGE YOU BY YOUR BOOKSHELF in the semifinal round of the Goodreads Choice Awards! Thanks for all the support for this book. It’s been fun to see it make its way across the world. 


Tuesday, October 27, 2020

My Words

Today is publication day for my latest picture book, MY WORDS! Thanks to Jill Davis, Chelsea Donaldson, and the rest of the team at Harper Kids for helping make this book. It's the story of a girl named Ava who discovers the joys of words as she grows. 

You can order it here or find it wherever you get your books.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Watermark Books Mural

My amazing local bookstore, Watermark Books & Cafe, unveiled a new mural inspired by a comic from I WILL JUDGE YOU BY YOUR BOOKSHELF.  Huge thanks to the people of Watermark Books for all their support! You can order signed copies of my books from Watermark here:

Here's a close up of the mural:

And this is the comic that inspired it:

Monday, September 28, 2020

There Is a Rainbow Cover Reveal


I’m excited to reveal the cover of my upcoming picture book THERE IS A RAINBOW! Thanks to author Theresa Trinder for her amazing words, and thanks to the team at Chronicle Books for the vision behind the book. Read more about it on Travis Jonker’s 100 Scope Notes blog

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

How to Get Unstuck

This comic was inspired by the book MASTERMIND by Maria Konnikova.  


Friday, September 4, 2020

Names for My Novel

New comic for the NY Times Book Review! For more comics on the writer's life, check out my new book, I WILL JUDGE YOU BY YOUR BOOKSHELF.


Saturday, August 29, 2020

Independent Bookstore Day


Happy Independent Bookstore Day! It’s a great day to pick up a copy of I WILL JUDGE YOU BY YOUR BOOKSHELF from your favorite local bookshop. Signed copies are available from Watermark Books, my local independent bookstore: 

Thanks to Michelle Sterling for the photos!

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Blue Floats Away

I'm excited to reveal the cover of BLUE FLOATS AWAY, written by Travis Jonker and illustrated by me! Read more about the book and the making of the cover here:

Friday, July 10, 2020

The Hardest Part

This comic appears in  the NY Times Book Review. For more comic on reading and writing, check out my new book!

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Critical Thinking

I collaborated on a series of comics for the OECD Center for Educational Research and Innovation for use in the classroom. Thanks to Carlos González-Sancho and Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin for working with me on the project!