Don’t you want an author who can (literally) speak to kids on their level? Of course you do!!!

Me and Gordon Ramsay (who likes my Neil Flambé books!!!!)

Me and Gordon Ramsay (who likes my Neil Flambé books!!!!)

Me and my buddy Eric Walters having some fun!

Me and my buddy Eric Walters having some fun!

Me and my pals Dav Pilkey and Alan Silberberg. (TIP: Stand in front when they take the pic. You’ll look taller!)

Me and my pals Dav Pilkey and Alan Silberberg. (TIP: Stand in front when they take the pic. You’ll look taller!)

Yet another pal, Art Slade, towers over me.

Yet another pal, Art Slade, towers over me.

Cathy Rondina - also taller than me (I illustrated her great book Don’t Touch That Toad)

Cathy Rondina - also taller than me (I illustrated her great book Don’t Touch That Toad)

I am much shorter than this Saguaro

I am much shorter than this Saguaro

I am much shorter than this school sign in Mankota, Saskatchewan.

I am much shorter than this school sign in Mankota, Saskatchewan.

I am MUCH shorter than this baseball in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

I am MUCH shorter than this baseball in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

I am bigger than Max… but not hungrier.

I am bigger than Max… but not hungrier.

I am short than “Little” Red. We met at the  @ForestofReading   #Waterloo  region celebration in 2019

I am short than “Little” Red. We met at the @ForestofReading #Waterloo region celebration in 2019

As you can see, I am definitely short than Raptors905 VP John Wiggins (from the Raptors905 celebration in 2019 with First Book Canada).

As you can see, I am definitely short than Raptors905 VP John Wiggins (from the Raptors905 celebration in 2019 with First Book Canada).

I am also shorter than my friend Kenneth Oppel. This is announcing the winning school from the Raptors905 challenge.

I am also shorter than my friend Kenneth Oppel. This is announcing the winning school from the Raptors905 challenge.