Winter 2020

Roxie Munro Studio


A 12-year-old boy sees color for the first time. I cried too. Click here:  COLOR!

Making art, at any level, reduces stress hormones. Click here: CALM DOWN...

Check out iNK Think Tank's new website, combining  The Nonfiction Minute . And, now offering ebooks by our authors for sale.

Drawing helps us think better & you do NOT have to be an artist. Click here: No Leonardo


    My new book is  out from Holiday House on April 7, just in time for Earth Day.

I am featuring DIVE IN: Swim with Sea Creatures at Their Actual Size and how it was created in 2020 School Visit programs.

   For KidLit TV at Bank Street's 2019 BookFest, I interviewed Sarah Jacoby, Linda Kukuk, Yvonne Dennis, Jerry Pinkney, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Traci Sorell, Jerry Craft & Kevin Maillard. Click here: BOOKFEST 2019

Now scheduling Author Visits for the 2020 school year. INFO: Roxie's School Visits

Winter/Spring:  Schedule (selected):

FEB 7-9: SCBWI Annual Conference, NYC

FEB 10: School Visit, PS 161, Brooklyn, NY

MAR 24-27: Texas Library Assoc Conference, Houston w/KidLit TV & Holiday House.            

MAR 25: 4:30-5:30 TLA Illustrator's Sketch-Off

APR 2: School Visit, Monroe Twp, NJ

APR 7: Dive In published, Holiday House

MAY 4-10: Children's Book Week

MAY (date TBD): LIC Arts Open Studios

Happy to announce that the entire body of work, including all original art, for Inside-Outside Dinosaurs now resides at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Other public institutions collecting my book art and papers are the Kerlan Collection (Univ of Minnesota), De Grummond (Southern Miss), Zimmerli Museum (Rutgers), Mazza Museum (Univ of Findlay, Ohio), the New York Public Library, and more.

Free activities for kids

KidLitTV/KidLitRadio & The Nonfiction Minute have partnered to produce short fun FREE podcasts. Try them out: PODCASTS

School Library Journal's Classroom Bookshelf did a great review & created PreK-6 activities for Rodent Rascals! Click here (scroll down for activities & more info): CLASSROOM BOOKSHELF

For free Rodent Rascals Lesson Plans created by Holiday House - click on image below or link: Rodent Rascals Lesson Plan


"Ready Set Draw!"

Step-by-step demo & easy instructions on how to make a cool maze. Click here.

For additional info on how to make this maze, click here, or go to Roxie's website page: For Kids.

Download a free Lesson Plan for Masterpiece Mix Click here.


My blog focuses on children's books & publishing (copyright issues, the gamification of nonfiction, making apps, informational vs nonfiction, COPPA, conference coverage, and more). Click here: RX BLOG

 My YouTube Channel now has 27 videos on publishing, how-tos, kid reviews, trailers, apps, interviews (conferences, libraries, schools), KidLit TV Read Alouds & Storymakers, more: Roxie's YouTube Channel

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