TO MY VIRTUAL HOME
pleased you've found your way to my website.
Come on in and poke around!
You'll find out lots of stuff about me, my books,
and the cat who inspired me to look, leap and learn
in my journey as a writer for children.
Barbara Jean Hicks
Still a kid at heart.
° Recent Blog
Deep Space Sparkle /
Little One Books
What Book Is That?
Summit Series for Families
° Recent Blog Posts
In Panning for Gold,
Tales from the Rushmore Kid
Reviving Your Out-of-Print Novel as an E-book
Ten Tips for Writing Grant Proposals
Finding Funding for School Visits
Kathryn Erskine and "Noble Friends"
In Getting Your Little One Ready To Read,
Little One Books
Make Reading Hats
Make an "Environmental Print" Book
° Upcoming Workshop
Writing for Little Eyes and Little Ears
Highlights Foundation in Honesdale,
Pennsylvania, September 2012. Learn to write books for early learners that beg
to be read aloud and have kids pleading, “Read it again!” Applications available at the
Highlights Foundation website.
Young Author Programs:
Visit my sister website,
Class Act Creative, to find out how your
school or district can produce a book of student art and writing like the one
Wize, Give Love:
Kids' Advice on Living Like You
Compiled by Barbara Jean Hicks
The world would be a better place if everyone
followed the advice of these savvy 4th graders.
A perfect gift for parents and teachers!
Click here for a radio interview about the
genesis of Be Wize, Give Love.
THINGS TO DO, PLACES TO GO,
PEOPLE TO SEE
WHERE TO FIND ME
I'm in transition, traveling a lot between Port
Hueneme/Ventura, California, where I have a job, and Ferndale/Bellingham,
Washington, where my 92 year old mother is in assisted living. I'm available for
school visits and bookstore events on a limited basis in Southern/Central
California, Western Washington, and the Portland, Oregon area; please
contact me to see if we can coordinate
For an event history and a schedule of upcoming
events, visit my
INFORMATION AND RESOURCES,
CHILDREN'S AUTHORS AND BOOKS
All text and images on this website © Barbara Jean
Hicks 2005-2007 unless otherwise identified. Text and images may be used for
educational and other non-commercial purposes if copyright and website information are
clearly stated. Commercial use of all text and images is strictly prohibited.