MY FIRST BOOK DEAL! A book about ADHD and anger in kids

I count myself really, really lucky. It's not every day that you get an amazing opportunity literally dropped into your lap. Or inbox. Last spring, I was fresh off of editing Harriet's Monster Diary when I received an email from David Miles, Familius publishing director at the time. He'd just talked to Harriet lead author Raun …

Some Marvin + Lyssa buzz!

In case you haven’t been watching social media much lately, Marvin and Lyssa are getting some buzz in the news! (And guess what? There’s more to come!) An interview with CLCD for their Read & Shine newsletter! From the Deseret News: “How this BYU grad ended up co-authoring a kids book on anxiety, ADHD” In …

Happy book birthday to me and Dr. Melmed! Celebrate with a launch day giveaway

TODAY’S THE DAY! I am beyond thrilled to announce that Marvin’s Monster Diary 2 (+ Lyssa!): ADHD Emotion Explosion has officially hit the shelves! To celebrate, I’m hosting giveaways on Instagram and Facebook—click through for details! And feel free to enter both giveaways! About the book: Meet Marvin, a lovable monster with a twelve-string baby …

Kirkus reviews Harriet’s Monster Diary

Harriet's Monster Diary: Awfully Anxious, a prequel to my book that I also happened to edit, received a favorable review from Kirkus! They write: Harriet “Ari” Hairstein wants to be a monsterologist when she grows up, but when she has to give a presentation in monsterology class, she panics. Even though she’ll be talking about her …