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About tcpearson

Tracey Campbell Pearson has been writing and illustrating picture books for over 30 years. Tracey has received many awards and starred reviews. Some of her titles include , ELEPHANT'S STORY (Fall 2013 with FSG), BOB (NCTE-Notable book in Language Arts), MYRTLE (Parent's Choice Silver Medal), WHERE DOES JOE GO (Starred reviews Booklist & PW). She illustrated THE MOON by Robert Louis Stevenson (Booklist Editor's Choice, Top of the List), Diddle, Diddle Dumpling (Parenting Magazine-Best Book Award) and many more titles. To learn more about Tracey, including a complete list of her books, awards, activities, information about her presentations and school visits: visit To learn about her new book Elephant's Story published by Margaret Ferguson Books by Farrar, Straus and Giroux--Fall 2013: visit

A Far Out Elephant’s Story…


Elephant and Gracie read Tomi Ungerer

Elephant and Gracie read Tomi Ungerer

It was my introduction to Ungerer’s work by Sendak…

that lit the spark…
that kindled the fire…
that changed my course…
and made me see…
a life and career that I could build.

…to get the story and for links to the Far out isn’t Far Enough Tomi film…tcp
Click on the link to my blog post tcp scribbles blog:

Elephant and Gracie visit Norwich Vermont on a brrrrr cold day…

Thank you to Beth and the Norwich Public Library…for welcoming Elephant in to your library…and to The Norwich Bookstore for their Second Saturday Series…bringing together indie bookstores and libraries…perfect!…tcp

Beth was busy taking pictures at the event…(As if librarians don’t have enough to do)…here’s a link:

Elephant and Gracie visit Norwich Bookstore…

Elephant and Gracie in Norwich, Vt

Elephant and Gracie in Norwich, Vt

Elephant and Gracie are back in Vermont. They can’t wait for Norwich Bookstore’s Second Saturday at The Norwich Public Library….We’ll even make Elephant Valentines!…it will be tons of fun…come play!…Saturday February 8th at 1:00….tcp

WINTER INDIE KID’S NEXT LIST ’13-14…with Elephant

Elephant and Gracie are excited. Their book, ELEPHANT’S STORY, has been chosen for the INDIE KID’S NEXT LIST…Winter ’13-14…(4-8 year olds). Thank you to the booksellers…you’ve made an Elephant blush…Peanuts for everyone!…tcp

Elephant visits the Institute of Contemporary Art…Boston

Elephant and Gracie have been busy at bookstores.

They took a break in Boston to visit the Institute of Contemporary Art.

What did they see?

Elephant paintings by Amy Sillman!

Sooooo very cool….tcp