Category Archives: Gabby

Interview with up-and-coming literary starlet – Gabby!

Gabby is the main character in Joyce Grant’s new children’s picture book (illustrated by Jan Dolby and published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside). She recently agreed to chat with Joyce Grant about the new venture. JG: Gabby—may I call you that?—it’s … Continue reading

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Stuffed letters–great for literacy

Just finished sewing some stuffed fabric letters that I’ll use as props when I do book readings for Gabby. A local wedding dress designer donated some fabric (including some raw silk – check out the J!) and my friend Jane is helping me stuff the … Continue reading

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Layouts!

My editor sent the layouts for Gabby! I’d seen bits and pieces along the way, but seeing it all together (minus the cover and the end notes) was very exciting. I was out of town on vacation when the email came through; … Continue reading

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“Gabby” to be published Nov. 2012

In just a few months, Gabby will be published! Writing a picture book is an exciting process and through this blog I hope to bring you into the loop. For instance, many people think that your manuscript needs to include both words … Continue reading

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