Saturday, December 4, 2021



Pros and Cons, word counts, pagination, teminology, format, story, charcters - it's all covered in this superb overview of writing picture books by author Allison Hughes. So stop reading my post, and check out this one!

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Feelin' Farmy...

When people ask me if my daughters' inpspire my writing... heck ya they do!


Monday, October 4, 2021

I am Not Good at Waiting


My amazing agent and friend Kathleen posted a link to a great article about kidlit during (stupid) COVID. The take away is that we all need to be patient. I am trying... and reading this insightful analysis helped. A little anyway. So fellow toe-tapping, inbox-checking folks like me should take note...

Kidlit During COVID

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

I Love Summer but...


My kids go back to school in mid August. Not that I'm counting the days or anything. Which prompted me to post this list of clever books: 

Back To School Books

Tuesday, March 23, 2021



And if you want to hear two HILARIOUS comedians read MIND YOUR MONSTERS aloud - complete with clever commentary and  jazzy music, open the link and click on the giant pink mutant octopus, or enter the title into the search box. Then PLEASE check out more of their awesome videos! :


Sunday, January 31, 2021


This one is for all the teachers! And librarians! And home-schooling folks! And also parents. And - um - okay well anyone looking to entertain kids who like funny stuff and dinos - for free. I proudly present .... 

.... the brand new, totally fabulous, super neat story kit for my latest book, DINOS DON'T DO YOGA. This package includes an author letter along with several jaw-some dinosaur themed crafts such as a coloring sheet, kindness cards and puppet project. 

So whether you are looking for an in-class activity, or something to keep little ones busy at home, click on the link below for free, print-ready activities: 


And please feel free to share this link with your talon-tearing (or yoga pant wearing!) dino buddies. 

#dinosdontdoyoga #trexyoga #dinosauryoga #kidsyoga #picturebook #dinobook #trexbook #catherinebaileybooks 

Monday, January 4, 2021

Hello Pennsylvania!


A friend in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, shared this wonderful photograph of DINOS DON'T DO YOGA in her local Barnes & Noble. Thank you so much Carole! It's beyond cool to see my little dinosaurs romping and stomping through bookstores all over the country 🙂