Welcome to Animals On the Move!

My children's book ON THE MOVE was published in Spring 2013 by Arbordale Publishing.
In this blog I will be letting you know about animal mass migrations taking place in North America.
So scroll on down!

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Launch Party!

A great big THANK YOU to Hub City Bookshop for hosting my launch party for ON THE MOVE. Great store, great people! I'm looking forward to doing more events with them.

New bookmarks and business cards I made to feature all three of my picture books:

I had a drawing for this stuffed animal gray whale, won by an absolutely adorable first grader named Eli. In the excitement I failed to get my picture with him. (sigh)

A few more photos:

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Sandhill Crane Watch!

"Spring swoops onto the prairie on a brisk, bold breeze. A warbling, trumpeting, chirping noise gets louder and louder. Soon hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes fill the sky. They're on the move!" (On the Move by Scotti Cohn, Illustrated by Susan Detwiler)
copyright 2013 Susan Detwiler

"Every year during March and early April, over 500,000 sandhill cranes converge on the Platte River valley in Nebraska in order to ‘fuel up’ before resuming their northward migration. . .

The 2nd annual Crane Watch Festival dates have been set for March 22nd through March 31st.  This year's festival will continue the tradition with a calendar of fun-filled, educational, family activities, entertainment and community wide events..."

(For more information, go to the Kearney Visitors Bureau website and the Crane Watch Festival web site.)