My Daddy Is a Cowboy Named One of BookPage's Most Anticipated Books of 2024

May 28, 2024

I'm about six months late in posting this, but better late than never! BookPage named My Daddy Is a Cowboy one of their 10 Most Anticipated Children's Books of 2024! See the full list here!

Two Starred Reviews for My Daddy Is a Cowboy

May 10, 2024

My Daddy Is a Cowboy has earned two starred reviews so far! One from Kirkus and one from Publishers Weekly! I'm super grateful and excited! Click on the links to read the full reviews ☺️

Cover Reveal & Preorder Campaign Launch!

August 19, 2023

I'm elated to share the cover for my upcoming debut, My Daddy Is a Cowboy, illustrated by the incomparable C.G. Esperanza, coming June 11, 2024 from Abrams Books!

This story is inspired by urban cowboys and centers Black Joy. It's also the first picture book ever to feature Panamanian American characters! I can't wait for you all to read it - I know you're going to love it!

Want to support? Preorder now from Eight Cousin Books, my former local bookstore, who we have a preorder campaign with. You can also preorder from your favorite indie bookstore or anywhere books are sold! Another way to support is to ask your local library to order My Daddy Is a Cowboy!

Thanks in advance for your support! I can't wait to share this special story with you all! 🤠🐎🌇 

My Daddy Is a Cowboy in PW's Spring 2024 Preview

June 30, 2023

So excited to see My Daddy Is a Cowboy listed first in Publishers Weekly's Spring 2024 Children's Sneak Previews! You can follow this link to see for yourself! Things like this are great reminders for me that the book is real and happening, despite the long road to publication. Next up: preorders! Sign up for my email updates (on the home page) to stay informed! 

I'm Official!

September 26, 2022

After waiting over a year for the greenlight to share, I am THRILLED that my debut, My Daddy Is a Cowboy, has been officially announced in PW (Publisher's Weekly). My Daddy Is a Cowboy, a picture book, will be illustrated by the talented C.G. Esperanza and will be available Spring 2024 from Abrams Books!

I'm so excited to finally be able to talk about this story! For the exclusive behind-the-scenes scoop, join my Patreon (link below)! You can also sign up for my email updates (on the Homepage) to stay in the loop!