Thanks for stopping by! I am a writer of children’s articles and books. I absolutely love seeing children get lost in reading.  I write eco-adventure fiction stories and non fiction that take children into the depths of the outdoors and on journeys into amazing worlds and activities.

Soccer in the Spotlight FACES Issue May June 2014. Reprinted with permission from Cobblestone PublishingI have four articles in the blockbuster May/June issue of FACES magazine, ALL EYES ON BRAZIL 2014, Soccer in the Spotlight. This issue focuses on the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup. I am part of an avid soccer family. They gave me ideas for queries to submit to FACES magazine. FACES accepted all three, and asked that I do one more!  My articles are When the Cup Comes to Town, Training the World’s Next Stars, Growing Up: in a Football Academy, and Top Players to Watch. Click on the cover to see all four articles.

Also with AppleSeeds magazine is my article Twinkie Tells All in the May/June 2014 issue on Snakes. If the famous, largest albino python in the world could talk, what would she say? She holds nothing back about her life and what’s it like to be the most popular python! Find out about the snake that has 10,000 Facebook likes!

Faces Issue Czech Republic 2014 ePals Media Published by Cobblestone Publishing. All rights reserved.My March 2014 magazine articles in FACES Magazine are in the Czech Republic Issue.  The Change to Freedom shares the incredible fight and resiliency of the Czech people. After nearly 50 years of Communist oppression after WWII, they survive and prosper as a democracy. In It’s An Honor we peek into the busy life of the Czech Republic’s Honorary Consulate General to San Francisco, Silicon Valley and California.

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World by Colette Weil Parrinello reprinted with permission AppleSeeds Cobblestone MagazinesSeven Wonders of the World is in the 2013 AppleSeeds It’s the Greatest issue. With just 2 or 3 sentences I described each of the Seven Wonders of the World. Who knew that to get the right  2 or 3 sentences would take like a zillion hours of research!

Faces Magazine Australia's First People, CoverCheck out my other recent article in Faces Magazine on the Dreamtime of the Australian Aborigines. Or the AppleSeeds article One Piece At A Time about Master Model Designer, Gary McIntire, at California’s LEGOLAND Amusement Park.




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