Betsy Franco, Children's Book Author/Actor

Tom and I signing our novel NAKED--I wrote it, he illustrated it.

Future Books/Events

Signings coming up for my novel NAKED:

Walnut Creek Library Authors Under the Stars, March 8, 6:30. See

May 7 Short Film, Old School Confessions: Then and Now, based on the Tobias Wolff novel. Palo Alto Children's Theatre

May 21 Village House of Books, Los Gatos, 7 p.m.

Hope to see you there!

Selected Books

1.YA novel
Forthcoming: illustrated by Tom Franco, audio version by James and Dave Franco
2. poetry
"An amazing collection...cover(s) all things cat."
4. teen-written anthology
"The vertigo-inducing realm of romantic love is captured in this unforgettable collection..."
3. Picture book
"Franco's spirited poems...Jenkins' masterful collage work."
--Booklist, starred review
6. picture book
"Celebrate the free concert that birds perform..."
--Publisher's Weekly, starred review
7. picture book
"Word lovers might stand a better chance of becoming math lovers..."
-Horn Book, starred review
8. children's poetry
"the bouncy, humorous poems include an amazing variety of math concepts ...delivered with a light touch"
--Kirkus Review
5. teen-written poetry anthologies
"...honest, raw and sometimes tender selections..."
-School Library Journal