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Download a PDF Press Kit for publicity materials, including hi-rez photos.

Click the blue links to read reviews and articles.


School Library Journal
Arizona Republic
Southwest Book Reviews
Wildlife Views
Southwest Books of the Year
Publisher's Weekly
Macaroni Kid Review


Kid Lit Authors Unite for Earth Day, School Library Journal
'Authors for Earth Day' Gears Up for 2013 Celebrations, Publishers Weekly
Mom's Vision of Future Comes True for Author, Wrangler News
"Extraordinary Authors", Liberty Wildlife Wing Beats
"Author, Illustrator, Naturalist Visits Prescott Schools", Daily Courier
"Author at Gridley's ,Fountain Hills Times
"Learning to Love Spiders, Arizona Republic
"Sand Blast", St. Paul Pioneer Press
"Look Who Lives in the Desert! Bessesen releases new book", Let's Go
"Author helps kids to grasp, appreciate desert creatures", Arizona Republic
"Author! Author!, Casa Grande Dispatch
"Alive, at home in our desert", Desert Sun News
"No poets, we know it, children's authors maybe", Take 5
"Author inspires students' stories", Gilbert News
"Author Rhymes with Desert Animals", Bear Essential News
"Phoenix librariansenlist elementary aids", Arizona Republic
"Ritz combines tea, story time", Arizona Republic
"Laughter and learning are elements of children's books", Flagstaff Daily Sun
AZGF department suggests wildlife-friendly ideas for spring", Arizona Republic
"Guest Author", Sedona Red Rock News

Television Interviews

Below are video clips of four interviews:
• The Pat McMahon Show
• CBS Denver
• Good Morning Arizona
• Kids Need to Read HIKRZ Jamboree

Radio Interviews

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