Please see full press kit here.

Praise for Giraffes Ruin Everything

“Giraffes really do ruin everything. … Bright digital illustrations enliven this cheeky tale. A young child learns to navigate the nuances of social relationships, with help from a spotted, lanky friend.”—Kirkus

“In an age where hurling accusations about someone else’s shortcomings has become something of a social norm, this is a gentle but firm reminder that patience and understanding have their rewards.”—Publisher’s Weekly

“What starts off as a story about how awful being friends with a giraffe can be turns into a heartwarming lesson of learning to understand and accept friends as they are.”—School Library Journal

“The full page, brightly colored illustrations complement the text perfectly and are very engaging. Young readers, especially animal lovers, will want to read this book.” —School Library Connection

Praise for Hook’s RevengeThe Pirate Code

“Sneaky humor, surprising twists, and an outrageously irreverent take on the familiar Neverland tale combine to great effect.” —Kirkus

“Fans of Barrie will appreciate the development Neverland; the paradoxes of adults living in a place where one never grows up are given an intriguing explanation. On the other hand, those who are only interested in a rollicking adventure with a feisty heroine, cinematic action, and the cleverness of children pitted against nasty adults will also find exactly what they came for.” —BCCB

“With a salty and sardonic narrator and chuckle-worthy dialogue, this sequel can be enjoyed as a stand-alone.” —School Library Journal

Praise for Hook’s Revenge

★ “Schulz’s debut novel is a rollicking page-turner that’s more than just an action-packed adventure.” —School Library Journal, starred review

★ “The real charm here is in the unnamed narrator, whose arch and clever diction and open disdain for children make him the perfect purveyor of Jocelyn’s story . . . Readers will delight both the story and the storytelling.” — BCCB, starred review

“Jocelyn is spunky, flawed and endearing.” —Kirkus

“This entertaining take on the Peter Pan story neatly blends action-adventure and comical and heartfelt moments.” —Booklist

Chosen as a NYPL Top 100 Children’s Books for 2014 and a Bank Street College Children’s Book of the Year for 2014



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KMUZ Salem

Dear Book Nerd Podcast on Book Riot

Mom Talk Radio (my segment starts at 14:30)

850 WTFL AM Miami

KPNW 1120 AM Eugene

First Draft Podcast with Sarah Enni

iHomeschool Network: Inspiring Reluctant Readers

Online Interviews and Guest Posts: 

Barnes & Noble Kids Blog Picture Books Then, Then, and Now 

Barnes & Noble Kids Blog Kidlit Open Mic

Teachers Write Thursday Quick-Write Humor Writing Tips and Tricks:

Pop Goes the Reader A Game of Would You Rather with Heidi Schulz

The Midnight Garden If Heidi Were the Illustrator 

Midwest Writers Workshop Meet the Faculty

Barnes & Noble Kids Blog  Heidi Schulz, Author of Hook’s Revenge, Recommends Great Books and Strategies for Reluctant Readers

Mr. Schu Reads Cover Reveal for The Pirate Code

Kirkus Reviews Blog Swashbuckling with Heidi Schulz

Huffington Post Books Hook’s Revenge: A New Twist on a Classic Tale

Barnes & Noble Blog In Which Author Heidi Schulz Interviews the Characters of Hook’s Revenge

Middle Grade Mafia The Writer’s Block: An Interview with Heidi Schulz

Pop Goes the Reader ‘Tis The Season: Authors Talk Holidays with Heidi Schulz

Fearless Fifteeners All Four Kids, An Interview with Heidi Schulz, Author of Hook’s Revenge

Smack Dab in the Middle “Middleview” Interview with Debut Author Heidi Schulz

Beauty and The Bookshelf Shiver Me Timbers, an Intarrrview with Captain Heidi Schulz

The Midnight Garden—YA for Adults Cover Reveal for Hook’s Revenge

Riffle Riffle Backstory: Q&A with Heidi Schulz

All the Write Notes 10 Questions with Author Heidi Schulz

Alice in Readerland Interview: Heidi Schulz (Debut Author of Hook’s Revenge)

Michelle4Laughs Getting the Call: Heidi Schulz

We Are One Four Hullo From Heidi!

YA Reads 2014 Debut Author Intros

Chasing the Crazies W.O.W. – Writer Odyssey Wednesday With Heidi Schulz

The Secret Life of Writers Interview with MG & PB Author: Heidi Schulz

OneFour KidLit Introducing Heidi Schulz: HOOK’S REVENGE

Ted Fox is Awesome 50 Words or Less(-ish) Fridays: Heidi Schulz

Hook’s Revenge Blog Tour:

Reading with ABC  Exclusive Excerpt

Paperback Princess Interview

The Irish Banana Review Pirate Glossary

Mundie Moms DIY Pirate Costumes

Jenuine Cupcakes Recipe: Nubbins’s Hardtack Recipe (Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies with Lime Curd)

Queen Ella Bee Reads Exclusive Excerpt

Allodoxophobia  Blog Tour: Hook’s Revenge Playlist

Kissed by Ink Exclusive Excerpt

Who RU Blog Build a Fairy Garden Instructions

Supernatural Snark Interview with me, John Hendrix—the illustrator for Hook’s Revenge, and Rotem Moscovich—my editor

Hook’s Daughter (UK Release of Hook’s Revenge) Blog Tour:

So Many Books, So Little Time Inspiration Behind Hook’s Revenge/Hook’s Daughter

Wondrous Reads Top Five Places I’d Like to Visit on the Neverland

Young Writers Interview

Reading Away the Days Pirate Glossary Terms

Bookaholics Ten Little Known Facts About Hook’s Daughter

Fiction Fascination Review and Manners for Pirates

Readaraptor Review


Giraffes Ruin Everything, Picture Book, Bloomsbury Kids, 2016

Screenshot 2014-10-30 15.06.45

From PW Children’s Bookshelf, 10/30/14

Giraffes Annoucement

From PW Children’s Bookshelf 9/10/2013

Hook’s Revenge: The Pirate Code, Middle Grade, Disney•Hyperion, Fall 2015

Hook’s Revenge, Middle Grade, Disney•Hyperion, September 16, 2014

Hook's Revenge PW Announcement

From Publisher’s Weekly print edition, 9/02/2013

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