All posts by sheilamc

I Spy the Illuminati Eye

Keep your eyes open . . .

Enlighten yourself about the all-powerful,  all-knowing, secret society that’s all around us . . . or is it? In stores December 2018 or ORDER now on Amazon, B& N, or Indiebound and get a really big jump on holiday shopping! (Not to mention behold the truth!)  


Eisner Nomination!

Thrilled that Dogs of War has been nominated for an EISNER AWARD for Best Publication for Teens!


Virtual Memories Podcast

We talk with journalist Gil Roth about art, writing, comics, the collaborative process, and the challenges of writing about war for young people.


How It Works

Collaboration with David Macauley on How It Works books for beginning readers about castles, jet planes, eyes, and toilets.

Dogs of War

Raves & Reviews

Dogs of War got *starred reviews* from Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, and The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books!


High Fives & Top Tens

Thrilled and delighted to see that Dogs of War made it on to prominent lists of best graphic novels of the year!


Semper Fido!

Print, radio, blog, and podcast interviews about Dogs of War, sometimes with the book’s awesome artist Nathan Fox.

Graphix Teachers Guide

Free Teaching Guide

Scholastic Graphix’ excellent guide to using graphic novels in the classroom


The Classic Question: Where Do You Get Your Ideas?

Inspiration for Dogs of War, As the Crow Flies, and Animals in the House.

sheila and whale

Author On Location

I’m working with Kevin Duggan, my collaborator in art and life, on a new picture book, an exciting adventure story about a whale in trouble, a daring, dangerous rescue, and a . . . nope! No spoilers!