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Hey, everyone,

I am thrilled and humbled to share this news: 
                            Nancy Paulsen will be publishing my debut picture book, ROCKY! 
Thanks to my awesome agent, Kathleen Rushall, for sending my little pebble out into the world. And thanks to Nancy for believing in him once he arrived. I can’t wait to start working with her!
Here’s the Publisher’s Marketplace announcement.
April 21, 2014 – ROCKY by Jody Jensen Shaffer
Children’s Picture Book
     Jody Jensen Shaffer’s ROCKY, about a little pebble trying to find his place in the world alongside some famous relatives complete with informational backmatter, to Nancy Paulsen at Nancy Paulsen Books, by Kathleen Rushall at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency (World).

14 Responses to “ANNOUNCEMENT!”

  1. YAY Jody & Kathleen! So thrilled for you and can't wait to pick up a copy! 🙂

  2. jodyjs says:

    Thanks, Jess! Eeeee!

  3. Evelyn says:

    Hooray, Jody!!! I'm so happy to hear your good news! Congratulations!! The story sounds like a fun one.

  4. jodyjs says:

    Thanks, Evelyn! It was fun to write!

  5. Diana Murray says:

    Congratulations, Jody!! Love that blurb!

  6. jodyjs says:

    Thanks, Diana! 🙂

  7. So awesome! You have a winner with this one–congrats!

  8. jodyjs says:

    Thank you, Lori! I hope so!

  9. Jody! I just saw this on the blue boards – THRILLED for you! I will be first in line!

  10. jodyjs says:

    Lindsay!!!!! So great to hear from you!!! Thanks, buddy.

  11. G.R. LeBlanc says:

    Hey, Jody! I totally missed this post so am really late to the party, but still wanted to send my Congratulations! This is awesome news!!!!! So happy for you! 🙂

  12. jodyjs says:

    Thanks, Gisele! I'm really excited!!

  13. jodyjs says:

    Not yet. 2016, though!

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