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Oskar und das große Kartoffel Wirrwarr is Out Now!

I am delighted to let you know that the German edition of Zachary and the Great Potato Catastrophe is now available on Amazon, BarnesandNoble, and other bookstores worldwide. You can grab your copy of Oskar und das große Kartoffel Wirrwarr here. Happy reading and have a wonderful November! Junia xx


Another Picture Book Coming in 2020!

Here’s a little teaser of another picture book I’m working on at the moment. My amazing and very talented illustrator is doing a wonderful job in making this story come to life. We are beyond excited to reveal this book to you soon. This particular one is about a little […]


Tobia e la grande catastrofe delle patate is Out Now!

Hi everyone, I am thrilled to share this little piece of news with you – the Italian edition of Zachary and the Great Potato Catastrophe is now available on Amazon, BarnesandNoble, and other bookstores worldwide. I sincerely hope many young Italian readers will enjoy reading Tobia e la grande catastrofe […]


It’s Pumpkin Season Once Again!

Fall is upon us once more! And I‘m beyond delighted because I love autumn—it’s my favorite season. I love autumn‘s earthy hues, the smell of freshly baked apple pie, the taste of pumpkin spice latte, the foliage changing colors from green to yellow, brown, or deep red, and those slow […]


Coming in Spring 2020

Here’s another teaser of my upcoming picture book, which will be launched sometime in spring 2020. How about that cherry blossom tree in Paris? I am in awe of my super talented and very skilful illustrator. We can’t wait to reveal this book to you. Stay tuned! Junia xx


The Roll-Away Pumpkin Now Available In Japanese

I am pleased to announce that The Roll-Away Pumpkin is now available in the Japanese language. Our favorite pumpkin is now ‘rolling’ in six languages. Yippee! I’m so happy that we’re able to reach a new audience once again with our latest foreign edition. I hope young Japanese readers will […]


A Little Teaser Of My Upcoming Picture Book

Hello there! My goodness, it’s been a while! I haven’t posted anything new lately, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been working on new books. I have. I really have. And it’s been challenging, exciting, exhilarating, and exhausting in varying degrees at different times. It’s a journey I love so […]


The Pumpkin-Halloween Connection

Are you or your kids excited about Halloween? Why do we celebrate it? Where and how did it all begin? And seeing that my book, The Roll-Away Pumpkin, is currently on Amazon’s bestseller list under the Halloween category, it seems timely to dig a little and find out why pumpkins […]


It’s Pumpkin Soup Time

The fall season is upon us! The foliage of my kiwi vines has turned a bright yellow. And the pumpkins growing in my neighbor’s pumpkin patch are now ready for picking. Last weekend, I went to a local pumpkin patch and bought pumpkins of varying sizes and a butternut squash […]