Summer 2018 Newsletter

Roxie Munro Studio

Two new Nonfiction Minute Collections, published by Quarto (I've contributed several pieces). Click on cover image for info...


Fun! "The Lies We Tell Ourselves as Designers." Art directors, illustrators, freelancers, click here: Designers

For a new free "Rodent Rascals"  

Lesson Plan created by Holiday House, click the image below or this link:      Rodent Rascals Lesson Plan


Children's book authors and illustrators are rallying against immigration issues. For info,  click here:  PW KidLit Campaign article

Charming piece by author Holly Schindler on keeping on keepin' on. Click here: Smack Dab


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).

I'm now scheduling Author Visits for the 2018/19 school year. Click here for more information: Roxie's School Visits

Upcoming appearances:

JULY:  Summer NYC school program (featuring "Masterpiece Mix") for Behind the Book, NYC (dates TBD)

JULY 26: 10:20AM - Videoconference program w/Vicki Cobb at BLC18 (Build Learning Communities, Education Conference 2018, Boston, MA)

SEPTEMBER 29: Sixth Annual Chappaqua Children's Book Festival (NY), 10AM - 4PM

OCTOBER 20: Bank Street BookFest, 9AM - 4PM. Panel: "Bringing the Real World to Life! Illustration in Informational Books"

OCTOBER 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).

NOVEMBER 17-18:   SCBWI British Isles, Winchester, England.  Program with Sarah Towle/TTT&T & Julie Gribble/KidLit TV.

Free activities for kids

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

KidLit TV's

Program Series:

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

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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