Carrie A. Pearson

A Peek at the Creative Space of Carrie A. Pearson

Joining us today for Creative Spaces is author (and one of my wonderful critique partners) Carrie Pearson! Carrie is celebrating the release of her nonfiction nature picture book A Cool Summer Tail. Published by Arbordale Publishing and illustrated by Christina Wald, A Cool Summer Tail uses humor, rhyme, and compare/contrast elements to explore the amazing ways animals adapt to heat. A Cool Summer Tail is a companion to A Warm Winter Tail, which won a Gelett Burgess Award and was selected for the Great Lakes, Great Reads literacy program. To celebrate the publication of A Cool Summer Tail, Carrie is giving away a copy and a plush animal to one lucky reader who comments either on this post or one of the following interviews from last week: Anastasia Suen: Booktalking Nonfiction Monday Brittney Breakey: Author Turf Deborah Diesen: Jumping the Candlestick The winner will be drawn randomly and announced on Carrie’s blog on August 19.… Read the rest