Welcome to My Tree House

My name is Dianne Ochiltree  (Ahh-kell-tree)

I write books for kids and I love my job! I also love connecting with readers, teachers, librarians, booksellers, reviewers, parents, and other writers. This website is a place to share information about creative writing, childhood literacy and everything in-between. Enjoy your visit!

It's a Seashell Day

Now Available!

Charming companion book to Dianne’s acclaimed rhyming picture book, It's a Firefly Night, also published by Blue Apple Books. Sunny illustrations by Elliot Kreloff. Perfect for ages 3-7. For more information or to pre-order click here.

Launch Party Fun!

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Check Out the Full Book Collection

Learn more about Dianne's New & Recent Titles, as well as her Previous Titles for children. Click Here.

Author Coaching & Critique

With 15+ years experience in the children's book world, Dianne knows how to help budding writers polish their writing until it shines! For more information about 1-on-1 coaching sessions and manuscript critique services, click here.

Just Connect

Learn more about the craft of writing for children and the publishing industry. Connect with Dianne and her blog, Just Connect, for writing tips, techniques and links to a host of helpful resources.

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