Printable stationary for My Pen Pal, Santa

It's not too late to send Santa your wish list! Here's some stationary I created for My Pen Pal, Santa

You can download the pdf from Random House here.


Free Printable Gift Tags!

To help you get ready for the holidays we created free printable gift tags at 

You can download my elf fairies here. Happy Holidays!


Toe Shoe Mouse!

I'm so excited to be able to share my next book, Toe Shoe Mouse! Written by Jan Carr, this book will be available January 2014. I hope to share more soon. In the meantime, the author has a nice write-up about it on her website if you'd like to learn more. 


My Pen-Pal, Santa

My Pen Pal, Santa is now Available!

Here are a few of my favorite spreads....


coming soon...My Pen Pal, Santa!

It doesn't feel right to mention Christmas this time of year but I'm so excited about my next book! 
My Pen Pal, Santa written by Melissa Stanton will be available September 24th, 2013. Available for pre-order here.

 You can learn more at www.MyPenPalSanta.com and on Facebook. More soon!


Stella Batts Who's in Charge?

Book 5 in the Stella Batts series was released this month!

Who's in Charge by Courtney Sheinmel

From Sleeping Bear Press, "In "Who's in Charge" Stella gets a lesson in responsibility when she volunteers to watch her best friend’s dog, Bella, for a few days. The only problem with this plan is that Stella didn’t ask her mother for permission." Learn more about the series at www.Stellabatts.com.


Happy Father's Day!

If you need a last minute card check out the free downloads at my group site


Rainy Day

Have you seen Highlights new baby magazine Hello? Here's a spread I illustrated for the current June issue. 


Happy Mother's Day!

If you need a last minute card for your momma, check out the downloads at We Love To Illlustrate!


Easter Downloads!

Here are a couple of my Easter downloads to help you get ready for this weekend. If you're looking for more rabbity activities check out the archives at We Love to Illustrate (2011, 2012). Happy Easter!

Click here for paper dolls.

Click here for egg bands.


Highlights March 2013

Have you seen this month's issue of Highlights High Five? I illustrated a sweet little story written by Joy Cowley.


Happy February!

We have printable Valentine's Day photo frames this month 
at my group site, We Love to Illustrate
download mine here


When A Dad Says "I Love You"

2013 is already off to a swinging start! I have a few new projects in the works and lots of news to share. The first of which, When a Dad Says "I Love You" written by Douglas Wood, will be released this April by Simon and Schuster.
Here's a sneak peak... 
It's available for pre-order here (it's never too early to think about Father's Day, right?)