A Whale in Paris
All about the novel, its inception, release, and journey into the world
A Whale in Paris
Synopsis Ever since the Germans became the unwelcome “guests” of Paris, Chantal and her father have gone out in the evenings to fish in the Seine. One night, hoping to catch a salmon, Chantal spies something much more special: a…
Super-Delicious Salmon Quiche
During WWII, Nazi forces occupy the French capital and steal crops to feed the soldiers. Parisians invent new ways to find food and fill their stomachs. The characters of A Whale in Paris fish for salmon in the Seine at…
The best middle grade books that capture the magic of Paris and France
Paris has always been a magical city to us. It's where we found each other and fell in love. It's where we wrote our first books and movies. The City of Lights charmed and inspired us for twenty years: Paris…
School Visit: Siem Reap, Cambodia
What better way to celebrate World Book Day than at the International School in Siem Reap, where the teachers and students spent their afternoon playing literary quizzes and performed silent plays based on Grimm fairytales?
School Visit: Marrakesh, Morocco
We love writing. We love traveling. And we love discussing our love for books wherever we go. So you can imagine how excited we were when the American school in Marrakesh invited Daniel and me for an authors’ talk.
School Visit: St. John’s, Brussels, Belgium
On September 13th, I was invited to talk to some fifty 4th and 5th graders at the St. John's International School in Brussels. We discussed how difficult it can be to distinguish facts from fiction in a world with so…
A Whale in Paris in Paperback
A year ago, A Whale in Paris appeared in a beautiful hardback edition, and today our fabulous publisher is giving me the perfect birthday gift: a lovely paperback edition of our novel!