Looking for a Teacher Gift?

Looking for a holiday gift for a teacher? Want to help a hard-working STEM educator make science class fun? How about an OUT OF THE BLUE gift package : a signed book, bookmarks and/or stickers, hard copy of the full curriculum* AND an online Q&A with the author. Email me if you’re interested! *Beta-tested with… Read more »

More Books on the Way!

Yikes, OUT OF THE BLUE has nearly sold out and the second printing is stuck is supply chain delays. But good news! The books are in New York City Harbor and should be available soon. In the meantime, signed copies are available at the fabulous The Kings English Bookshop (copies also available at Amazon).


How to prepare for a book tour road trip? Make a lotta swag!  We’ve got bookmarks and stickers. Also bookplates, which may come in handy for signing as Out of the Blue is selling out and the second printing is on a slow boat from China. Pens are ready and the puppets are excited!

Road Trip!

We’re off with Hector the PaleoDog on another adventure this fall to visit fabulous fossil sites, parks, family, and friends. Stay tuned for bookstore and other events in Utah, Colorado, Iowa, Montana, and other great states along the way!  

Illustrator for FAST FEET, BIG BRAINS: The Story of Human Origins

I’m thrilled that Norton Young Readers has selected the incredible paleo-artist Juan Carlos Alonso. This project began years ago with lots of help from my brother Jamie Shreeve, writer extraordinaire and former science editor at National Geographic (here we are in full storyboarding-on-the-kitchen-table mode). Can’t wait to start sharing Juan Carlos’s sketches!