Today we’re celebrating TWO #BookBirthdays for TWO #Birthday picture books! What? EVERY DAY’S A HOLIDAY: Winnie’s Birthday Countdown by Stef Wade, Illus. by Husna Aghniya (Running Press Kids) follows Winnie, who can’t wait for her next birthday, as she counts down the days by celebrating other special days throughout the year. “A great read-aloud picture… Read more »
Meet the GreenPB23 author/illustrator team behind LIGHT SPEAKS = Happy #BookBirthday!
I’m very excited to celebrate this gorgeous GreenPB23 picture book, LIGHT SPEAKS, written by Christine Layton, and illustrated by Luciana Navarro Powell (Tilbury House). But don’t take my word for it: Boy, do we have Questions! Meet the Author Q 1. Welcome to the blog, Christine. What was the inspiration for LIGHT SPEAKS? CL: Thank… Read more »
10 Qs with #kidlit author Megan Hoyt + THE GREATEST SONG OF ALL: How Isaac Stern United the World to Save Carnegie Hall = Happy (almost) Book Birthday!
I’m thrilled to have my friend Megan Hoyt on the blog today to celebrate the (almost) Book Birthday of her latest nonfiction picture book, THE GREATEST SONG OF ALL: How Isaac Stern United the World to Save Carnegie Hall (Preorder here from Park road Books.) “Hoyt pays tribute not just to the renowned violinist but… Read more »
TWO Happy Book Birthdays: ONE BLUE GNU + WAKE UP FREIGHT TRAIN = 6 Qs with award-winning #kidlit author Danna Smith
All aboard! I’m doubly excited to celebrate TWO Book Birthdays with Danna Smith on the blog today: ONE BLUE GNU (Illustrated by Ana Zurita/ Amicus Ink / March 8th) AND… WAKE UP, FREIGHT TRAIN! (illustrated by Jon Andersen/ Little Simon / board book / March 29th!) * Hop aboard this train-shaped board book that introduces… Read more »
5 Wonderful Books for Fire Season
Sadly, Fire Season is a thing these days, and not just in California, where forest fires have names, just like hurricanes. You might live in an area turned upside down (possibly literally) by hurricane Henri or Ida, and my heart goes out to everyone affected. Where I live, we have #Caldor, #Dixie, and #Tamarack fires… Read more »