Roxie Munro




"City Short Story, Night I" (oil on canvas,16x20) at Simie Maryles Gallery


Schiffer Kids  put ABCity on the cover of their Fall '22 catalog! Out in October, it's a lively alphabet book with a maze and seek-n-find game. A city with some tricks! ;-))

Includes a big detachable poster with the entire ABCity on one side & a B&W color-in ABCity on the other. To preorder: ABCity!!


Art by children: What they cherish about Life on Earth. Click DRAWINGS

Friend Leonard Marcus in PW on Making Room for Children's Books

Six of the world's most fun & wildest libraries: COOL LIBS


Through Aug 6: All art from DIVE IN and ANTEATERS, BATS & BOAS is exhibited at the Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery & School of Art in Tequesta, Fl. For illustrated catalog of work for sale, click Catalog or info at

Late Summer/Early Fall appearances:

AUG 5:  25th Annual Sharon (CT.) Summer Book Signing, 5:30-7:30PM. Info: Sharon

OCT - JAN, 2023:
Original art from many of my children's books, Gold Coast Arts Center, Great Neck, NY.

OCT:  "ABCity" (new interactive concept book) published by SchifferKids

OCT 1:  2nd Rye Annual Children's Book Festival, Rye Free Reading Room Library, Rye, NY. 10AM-4PM.
1:30PM:   Art Demo/Program for Children

OCT 2 - NOV 12: "The Magic of Storybook Animals: Original Illustrations for Children’s Books about Animals,"  Rye  Arts Center, Rye, NY

OCT 8:  Warwick Children's Book Festival, NY.  Albert Wisner Public Library, 11AM-4PM.

OCT 15: Chappaqua Children's Book Festival, NY. Chappaqua Train Station, 10AM-4PM.

OCT 16:  Gold Coast Arts Center opening party for my exhibit. Great Neck, NY

Literary Hub article on the sometimes disturbing bios of great children's book authors: Kidlit creators

Studio share available starting in August or September. My studio mate of the last few years is leaving NY. Separate private space in artist building, high ceilings, big north light windows. Long Island City next to Silvercup Movie Studios. Best for illustrator, writer, designer, cartoonist. Info: RXstudio

Free activities for kids

Teachers, librarians, homeschooling parents: Holiday House has created a series of free Activity Guides & Lesson Plans for my books. To view or download, click on what you are interested in...

Activities for all 5 HH Roxie books, click ALL FIVE!


For 4-page DIVE IN Lesson Plan, click DIVE IN


For Rodent Rascals: 2-pg HH Lesson Plan, click RASCALS          

For SLJ's "Classroom Bookshelf" Lesson Plan, click RODENTS

For 3-pg Masterpiece Mix Lesson Plan, click ART


For a 4-pg Activity for Market Maze, click APPLES


Learn how to draw a Toucan in this     KidLit TV "Ready Set Draw!" short How-to video: click TOUCAN


Free Rainforest coloring sheets. Here are a couple, but go to RAINFOREST to see & download all six.

Rainforest layers.pdf

My online & in person school & library visits: New Rainforest program, plus Coral Reefs, Rodent Rascals, Dinosaurs, Mazes, Masterpiece Mix, Nature Program, How to Create a Nonfiction Picture Book, more...Here's the menu: RX School Visits

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

My YouTube Channel has more than three dozen videos on publishing, how-tos, kid reviews, book trailers, apps, interviews (at conferences, libraries, schools), KidLitTV Read Alouds & Storymakers: RX YouTube

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