Fall 2018 Newsletter

Roxie Munro Studio

The above oil is from my new American Landscape series...I call them my "John Steinbeck" paintings. ;-))

At the Simie Maryles Gallery in Provincetown, MA. Click here: Simie Maryles Gallery


Saturday, Sept 22, from 6 to 9PM, I'll be at The Annapolis Collection... Featured Artists: "Three Annapolis Masters" (me, Greg Harlin, Ann Munro Wood). Info: Annapolis Collection

Kids need play & recess: Their mental health depends on it!  Click here:  Education Week

Words By The Handful is selling three of my western books! Click here: Roxie's Books


Now scheduling Author Visits for 2018/19 school year. Click here: Roxie's School Visits


In association with AOC (Authors on Call, a division of iNK Think Tank), I do 1-hour interactive live videoconference (via Zoom) programs about snakes, bugs, birds & rodents, "Mastering the Maze," and Art & Artists for CILC (Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration).

Upcoming appearances:

SEPT 22: "Three Annapolis Masters," 6-9pm, at the Annapolis Collection, 55 West Street, Annapolis MD

SEPT 29:  6th Annual Chappaqua Children's Book Festival (NY), 10AM-4PM (Reading "Rodent Rascals" at 10:15AM)

OCT 20: Bank Street Book Fest, 9AM - 4PM. Panel 1:45-2:35PM: "Bringing the Real World to Life! Illustration in Informational Books" (Maira Kalman, John Parra, Roxie Munro, Melissa Sweet, Zeke Peña. Moderator: Gillian Engberg, Children’s Literature Consultant.

OCT 28-29:   New York State Reading Association, Syracuse, NY. Programs w/Julie Gribble (KidLit TV Founder) & Vicki Cobb (iNK Think Tank Founder & the Nonfiction Minute).

NOV 16-18:   SCBWI British Isles, Winchester, England.  Program with Sarah Towle/TTT&T & Julie Gribble/KidLit TV.

Free activities for kids

For the new free "Rodent Rascals"  

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


"Ready Set Draw!"

Step-by-step demo and easy instructions on how to make a fun 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.


Download FREE       Coloring Pages...

Dinosaurs, Mazes (from EcoMazes: 12  Earth Adventures;  Mazeways: A to Z; Wild West Trail Ride Maze), and American Deserts.

Click here.


Above, "Stegosaurus" coloring page printable from Inside-Outside Dinosaurs

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

My blog focuses mainly children's books & publishing (copyright issues, the gamification of nonfiction, making apps, informational vs nonfiction children's books, COPPA, conference coverage, and more). Click link: https://roxiemunro.wordpress.com/​​​

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