The Jewel Thief

Colorado Connections: The Jewel Thief, by Jeannie Mobley Confession: I have been waiting to read this book for years. At a Rocky Mountain Chapter of SCBWI conference lunch table, I asked award-winning Colorado author Jeannie Mobley about her work in progress. I’d loved her earlier MG novels (Katerina’s Wish, Searching for Silverheels, and Bobby Lee Claremont … More The Jewel Thief

WHY THEY WORK… A Review of Selected Recent Picture Books

June 2019 This review was originally prepared for a June 2019 Rocky Mountain Chapter of SCBWI Denver South Connect & Critique group meeting. I hope you find it helpful. Note on page lengths: First is listed page length (including endpapers), second is the number of pages on which the story actually unfolds. Backmatter is not … More WHY THEY WORK… A Review of Selected Recent Picture Books