Over the past twenty-five years of writing and illustrating children’s books, thousands of letters, from book lovers young and old, have passed through the mail slot in my front door. I have felt fortunate indeed, to hear from these readers and to learn how they have been inspired and entertained by my books.
Of course, I have also been asked many questions, such as: Why do you put that little white dog in all of your books? Have you ever been to the North Pole? Which comes first—the stories or the pictures?
Unfortunately, reading is about all I can do with the many letters I receive. I just don’t have enough time to answer each and every one. And so, with a little help from some friends, I have created this website to help answer your questions and to share with you a little bit more of my work.