Today we’re celebrating the Book Birthday of SO MUCH SNOW by Kristen Schroeder, Illus. Sarah Jacoby (Random House Studio.) On Monday, it starts to snow. Silent swirling. How high will it go? Follow seven forest creatures, from a tiny mouse to a giant moose, as they hunker down in a snowstorm. As the week… Read more »
Category: Authors and Books
It’s #Hockey season! 7 Qs with Jocelyn Watkinson about THE THREE CANADIAN PIGS: A Hockey Story = win-win!
I’m super excited to welcome Jocelyn Watkinson, author of THE THREE CANADIAN PIGS: A HOCKEY STORY (Illus. Marcus Cutler / Sleeping Bear Press) to the blog today! We saved this FUN, fractured fairytale picture book, for October because– helloo– it deserves a HOCKEY SEASON CELEBRATION–right? But don’t take my word for it: “Lessons about the… Read more »
Happy Book Birthday OZZIE & PRINCE ZEBEDEE + 8 Qs for debut Author/Illustrator Gela Kalaitzidis!
Happy Happy Book Birthday to Gela Kalaitzidis and her picture book debut OZZIE AND PRINCE ZEBEDEE (Flamingo Books / PRH). First things first, however. I’ve asked Gela to teach us how to pronounce her name. Gela Kalaitzidis: That’s a perfect place to start. Many people seem a bit intimidated by my name. Gela is pronounced… Read more »
Happy Book Birthday to Building Bridges: Peace, Salaam, Shalom = 8 Qs about connections, communities, and moving mountains…together.
It’s a Happy (almost) #Book Birthday for BUILDING BRIDGES: Peace, Salaam, Shalom –and we’re celebrating the Oct. 18th release of this lovely book created by 3 #kidlit authors + 1 illustrator –with 8 questions! Callie Metler, Shirin Rahman, and Melissa Stoller & Illustrator Kate Talbot are the same team behind PLANTING FRIENDSHIP: PEACE, SALAAM, SHALOM,… Read more »
Happy #BookBirthday DRESSING UP THE STARS: The Story of Movie Costume Designer Edith Head + 10 Qs with author Jeanne Walker Harvey
Happy Book Birthday to Jeanne Walker Harvey’s new #nonfiction PB, DRESSING UP THE STARS The Story of Movie Costume Designer Edith Head Illus. Diana Toledano / Beach Lane I am always in awe of Jeanne’s picture book bios and this one is no exception! “Together, the art and storytelling capture Head’s belief in the transformative… Read more »