Category: Kid lit illustrators

“Did you plan that?” a World Read Aloud Day thank you, with book pairings, and a discovery!

Thank you to all the teachers and librarians who connected with me during #WRAD Feb 1-3. I had so much fun! And about that discovery… My WRAD adventures started on Monday night, Feb. 1st, with a read-aloud of DEAR EARTH…From Your Friends in Room 5 to the eco-friendly International School of Phnom Penh, Cambodia!  I LOVED… Read more »

It’s a 2023 BOARD BOOK Party –with a bevy of Jewish Board Books + 7 Qs & tips from 5 #kidlit authors.

Welcome to our party x 5 = 7 Qs + tips and resolutions from 5 wonderful #kidlit authors who’ve joined us to tell us about their upcoming Jewish board books. I’m super excited to chat with these amazing authors: Vivian Kirkfield (It’s PIPPA’S PASSOVER PLATE Board Book birthday today! / Holiday House) Illustrated by Jill… 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 »

Shiho Pate ROCKS! Happy (almost)Book Birthday ANIMATED SCIENCE: ROCKS & MINERALS–> a 2nd grade blog takeover + book reviews.

Hear ye, Hear ye! The 2nd graders from Ms. Zapp’s class are taking over Erin Dealey’s blog. WHAT? We got to read an advanced copy of Shiho Pate’s new book, ANIMATED SCIENCE: ROCKS & MINERALS, and in honor of her (almost) Book Birthday on Oct. 18th, we are here to tell you about it. Shiho…

Filed under: Blog Takeover!, Book Birthday, Classroom Blog Takeover, Kid lit illustrators, non-fiction, Writing and Publishing Q & A.

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