Fall 2017 Newsletter 

Roxie Munro Studio

Just out from Holiday House!!

A book about art, based upon 37 masterpieces in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.


With "smart, concise, marvelously amplifying backmatter." (Kirkus) 

To read advance reviews, including SLJ, Kirkus, Booklist, PW, HuffPo, & more, click here.

An exhibition of the original art from the book opens Saturday, Nov 18 (through Dec 6), at the Marin-Price Gallery, 7022 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD. Reception on Nov 18th from 5:30-7:30pm. I'll attend, and sign books.

Take a break, folks! You'll actually get more work done, says New York Magazine. Click here: Science of Us

And maybe doodle a little!   Click here: Doodling!


Brand new print book by iNK Think Tank Authors (out Oct 10)

Fascinating, beautifully- written bite-sized essays, with visuals. Click here: "30 People"

Check out the Nonfiction Minute's new season, with audio & images. Click here: NFM  

For the Generousity campaign for the Nonfiction Minute, Click here: Help us out

Free activities for kids

Color in a Masterpiece! Click on "Download File" below. (Best to print on 11x17 paper.)


How to Make a Random Roxie Reversing Maze (video)...

KidLit TV's Series

"Ready Set Draw!"

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


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

Arts integration prepares kids for work in the future. "STEAM isn't just an inclusion of the arts—it's an educational approach to learning that uses the arts as an access point for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking."

From Education Weekly: STEM to STEAM


Click above, or Mix Video

Darling 1-minute video by Occupational Therapist Jo Booth, using Masterpiece Mix in an integrated classroom (typical and special needs children).

Stay-at-home writer dad Eric VanRaepenbusch took his four children to Washington DC and played a scavenger hunt at the National Gallery of Art. They located 22 famous paintings using "Masterpiece Mix." 

Click here: Game


Article on how I make books ("Masterpiece Mix" work-in-progress pics) . Click here: Smack Dab


On Saturday, Oct 14, I'll be signing at the 5th Annual Chappaqua Children's Book Festival. Info: Chappaqua

In November, doing two weeks of School Visits in Pennsylvania as well as in upstate New York.

Nov 3rd, signing at the Parent-Child Home Program Gala, Cipriani Wall Street. Info: P-C.org

Appearing at the New York State Reading Association Conference with Vicki Cobb & Alexandra Siy. Info: NYSRA

Showing books prints (and signing "Masterpiece Mix") at the Annapolis Collection in Maryland, along with illustrator Greg Hardin. Opening reception: Friday, Nov 17, 5:30-8:30pm. Info: Annapolis Collection

My blog focuses mainly on children's books and 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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