Category: Kid lit illustrators

Happy Book Birthday to AN EQUAL SHOT = 4 Qs + 3 tips for #kidlit Illustrators just starting out–> from the amazing Dow Phumiruk.

Happy Book Birthday to An Equal Shot: How the Law Title IX Changed America Written by Helaine Becker,  AN EQUAL SHOT (Henry Holt) is a nonfiction picture book introduction to the history and importance of Title IX as civil rights legislature, featuring illustrations by Dow Phumiruk*. *Pronunciation: Dow rhymes with “wow!” : ) Phumiruk has a…

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EENIE MEENIE HALLOWEENIE + Happy Book Birthday Susan Eaddy = 8 Qs + Writing tips!

I had the pleasure of getting to know Susan Eaddy at a recent event for Children’s Environmental Health Day and can’t WAIT for you to meet her too. Plus a #Halloween book + repurposing + imagination = win-win-win!  Right? Check out this STARRED KIRKUS review:  Deciding what to wear for #Halloween can be tough. “Eenie… Read more »

7 Qs with debut #kidlit illustrator Shiho Pate

Raise your hand if you love to doodle or draw! Random fact: So do I–which is why I LOVE learning about the illustrator’s process in a picture book. Today we’re chatting with Shiho Pate (pronounced SHE-ho) about her debut illustrations for 2 PIRATES + 1 ROBOT   (Kane Miller / Henry Herz) A rollicking space adventure… Read more »