Winter 2019

Roxie Munro Studio


Teachers! Librarians! Do you use the Nonfiction Minute? Join an online NFM focus group, with prizes you'll like! (If you're a Title 1 school, we're especially interested in hearing from you.) Email vicki@inkthinktank.org for info (put NFM Focus Group on Subject Line).

Simple way to remember things (NY Times)... Click here: Draw a picture!

The two oil paintings above are part of a series, available at the Simie Maryles Gallery.

Duh!! Click here: Books are good for you! 


Darling cartoons for nerdy book reader friends from Publishers Weekly. Click here: Fun cartoons

Words by the Handful is now selling some of my Western books. Click here: Roxie's books

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


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


Did this art; now working on the 2019 poster!

Upcoming appearances:

JAN: School Visit, Long Island NY (date TBD)

JAN 27-28: Washington DC

JAN 31: School Visit (Meet the Writers Program), PS 169, Brooklyn NY

FEB 6: Host, Educational App Talk (FB), "The Gamification of Nonfiction Children's Media"

FEB 28: School Visit, PS 261, Brooklyn NY

MAR 6-7: School Visits, Miller-Driscoll School, Wilton CT

MAR/APR: School Visits, NJ (dates TBD)

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

MAY: School Visit(s), upstate NY (dates TBD)

MAY 25-26:  LIC Arts Open Studios, Saturday & Sunday, 12noon to 6PM

JUN 8:  Chesapeake Children's Book Festival, 10AM-3PM, Easton, MD (TBD)

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

Free activities for kids

School Library Journal's Classroom Bookshelf did a great review & created wonderful activities for PreK-6 for Rodent Rascals! Click here (scroll down for activities & more info): CLASSROOM BOOKSHELF

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

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