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March 8, 2019

We've come to expect amazing, touching books from Pat Zietlow Miller. Her newest one is no exception. Written, as she told me in Monday's interview, as "the book that [she] needed most as a kid. . . and a bit of a pep talk to [herself] when [she] was going through a rough spot in [her] li...

March 4, 2019

She's back! 

I just couldn't resist doing a second interview of Pat Zietlow Miller when she announced the book cover of When You Are Brave. I fell in love with the starry butterfly wings and the confident stance of the little girl. I was dying to know the inspiration and inside story...

February 8, 2019

Outgoing or shy, everyone has been on the outside looking in at some point; trying to figure out how they fit into the world, where their talents and interests lie, or how they can make a difference. It could be as a child discovering what activities they enjoy, a new graduate figuring ou...

February 4, 2019

Pat Zietlow Miller took time from her busy spring - two book launches (one this month, one in March) to spend a little time visiting with me. Did you know that Pat "started out as a newspaper reporter and wrote about everything from dartball and deer-hunting to diets and decoupage"? 


February 9, 2018

Who hasn't had (or been) a child that couldn't sleep, worried about shadows or creaky noises?  A child who needed one more story or one more drink of water?  What happens when a little bear is told he must sleep until spring?

Pat Zietlow Miller (Sophie's Squash) has don...

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