Spring 2019

Roxie Munro Studio


Painting (detail) above from my 2020 new book coming out from Holiday House!

Why reading picture books is so good for kids. Click here:  BOOKS ARE THE BEST!

Librarians... ALA's April 15 issue of Book Links will have an interview w/me on process.


Did a piece for The Cultural Landscape Foundation on mazes in our world.            Click here:  It Takes One

Doing art lowers stress levels. Here's proof. Click here: Make some art and get healthy!

I've created a poster for Literacy Inc (LINC)'s city-wide campaign "Read The City" (City's First Readers Initiative), encouraging parents & children to read together. Late April, it'll be on certain NYC neighborhood's billboards, buses, kiosks, libraries, subway stops, etc.

The surprising benefits of reading before going to bed. Click here: READ before sleep

For young science nerds, a fun illustrated take on the periodic table: Picture Table


Now scheduling Author Visits for 2019-20 school year. INFO: Roxie's School Visits

Open Studios: Sat & Sun, May 18-19 from 12noon to 6PM. Come visit my studio & many more in the Long Island City neighborhood. Click here: Directions to Roxie's Studio

Upcoming appearances:

APR 15-18: Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin. KidLitTV & Holiday House

MAY 8: School Visit, upstate NY (Syracuse area)

MAY 18-19LIC Arts Open Studios, Saturday & Sunday, 12noon to 6PM (info above)

JUNE: England (dates TBD)

OCT 5:  Seventh Annual Chappaqua Children's Book Festival, NY

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

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.


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

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