Category: Kid Lit

Happy Book Birthday to THE SCHOOL OF FAILURE: A STORY ABOUT SUCCESS + 10 Qs with Rosie J. Pova = win-win!

Hooray! It’s the Book Birthday of Rosie J. Pova’s new picture book,  THE SCHOOL OF FAILURE: A STORY ABOUT SUCCESS, illus. Monika Filipina, Yeehoo Press! “A sweet and sassy fractured fairy-tale about beloved characters who don’t make the final cut to be in a famous story but still find their starring roles.” –YeeHoo Press “”Failing… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to A GRANDMA’S MAGIC + 6 Qs for author Charlotte Offsay + 3 Book Pairings!

Charlotte Offsay‘s new picture book, A Grandma’s Magic, illustrated by Asa Gilland (Doubleday Books for Young Readers), released April 5, 2022–and we’re keeping the celebration going! “A Grandma’s Magic is a picture book celebration of grandmothers and all the ways in which they are magical. It is for kids who ache at the end of a… Read more »

6 Qs with author/illustrator (& funny guy) Andy Myer about SOMETIMES YOU FIND A RED RHINOCEROS = Happy #NationalPetDay!

National Pet Day (April 11th) is the perfect time to celebrate Andy Myer‘s latest book, SOMETIMES YOU FIND A RED RHINOCEROS (PYP Academy Press). A whimsical children’s picture book about what happens when a child unexpectedly meets up with a red rhinoceros and adopts it as a pet. What could go wrong? Let’s get started!… Read more »

9 Qs with Helen Wu 吴卉婷 + a #giveaway = Happy Book Birthday to TOFU TAKES TIME!

Happy (almost) Book Birthday to TOFU TAKES TIME by Helen Wu 吴卉婷, Illus. by Julie Jarema, Beaming Books, which releases April 19th! Preorder now, or request it at your library and get some COOL gifts! “Tofu Takes Time is lovely in its simplicity and magical in its proportions. This is a story of a granddaughter and… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday EMET’S BOX + 8 Qs for #debut picture book author/illustrator Jeni Chen= Discoveries, Challenges, & Tips!

Today’s Book Birthday celebration is for EMET’S BOX: A Colorful Story About Following Your Heart, by #debut author/illustrator Jeni Chen (Little Press / 4.1.22). LOOK at this gorgeous cover! Award-winning #kidlit author Danna Smith (see Danna’s Book Birthday x2 blog here) gives EMET’S BOX Five Stars: Cheers to INSPIRATION and CREATIVITY After her son was born,… Read more »