Icefall by Matthew Kirby

Intrigue…mystery…and ice!  Everything you’ve ever wanted in a book, except a hand that reaches out of the pages to give you a chocolate every half hour.  That’s what Icefall by Matthew Kirby has to offer (and I suggest you get your hands on it and read it if you haven’t already).

Over the weekend, I attended a SCBWI Conference (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators), and Matthew Kirby was one of the presenters.   I used to attend these conferences in Vegas years ago and there were so many attendees that I never got to speak to an author.  So I was tickled pink (or lilac or white like ice) to actually be sitting at a table with Matthew Kirby at the beginning of this conference.

I asked him questions about the research that went into his book and I’m sure he wished I would shut up and let him eat his pastry, Continue reading