Drawing by Booklynne, a student who came to the Author Go round in Santa Barbara.
California Young Reader Medal Winner
"The attitude that carries Jack through adventure after adventure to nothing short of a fairy-tale ending--complete with sheep--will win readers over and keep them rooting for him all the way."
WOLF, the sequel to SHEEP, is now available in bookstores and online!
One of my very favorite fan letters:
Hello Mrs. Hobbs~
I am a teacher in Ohio and am reading your book, Sheep, to my 3rd graders for the 7th year in a row. I have also read Sheep to my 5th grade Summer Intervention students for the past 6 summers. This truly is a student favorite, regardless of the age, ability, or life experiences. We just finished the book and I am not sure who is more excited about Wolf, myself or my students. I find Sheep can relate to so many students for so many different reasons and the discussions we have as a class are so rich and authentic. I can only imagine the hours, patience and dedication it takes to write a book but I would just like to encourage you to continue your work because you are amazing!
3rd Grade Teacher
And another from six-grade teacher teacher Janet LaMontagne after a Skype visit:
Thank you so much for your time yesterday. The kids were beyond excited. For the most part they came to me in September as reluctant readers, and I can't tell you what a thrill it is to see them so enthused about meeting an author. They can't wait to get the books you recommended. Thank you for this potentially life-changing experience. I hope to repeat the experience each year!