Category: Writing and Publishing Q & A

Happy Book Birthday to I LOVE YOU WITH ALL OF MY HEARTS + 6 Qs for Lindsay Bonilla

It’s Book Birthday time again, and this week we are celebrating Lindsay Bonilla‘s picture book, I LOVE YOU WITH ALL OF MY HEARTS (Illus. Eleonora Pace/ Creative Editions).  “Animals come in many shapes and sizes-some have large ears, others have distinctive noses, and still others have far too many eyes! They express emotions in different… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to ISABEL AND HER COLORES GO TO SCHOOL + 5 Qs for Alexandra Alessandri + a #Giveaway

Feliz Cumpleaños! We’re celebrating the bilingual Book Birthday for ISABEL AND HER COLORES GO TO SCHOOL by Alexandra Alessandri, Illus. Courtney Dawson, Sleeping Bear Press– and there’s a #GIVEAWAY –details below. “A first-day-of-school story steeped in vibrant imagery…This story affirms the experiences of English language learners while encouraging empathy for others. Readers will root for… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to SHHH! THE BABY’S ASLEEP + 10 Qs for for JaNay Brown-Wood

YAYYYY!!!! It’s a Book Birthday for JaNay Brown-Wood‘s newest picture book, SHHH! THE BABY’S ASLEEP Illus. by Elissambura, Charlesbridge. “Delightful comic relief for every household with a baby.“ “…The text is composed of playful rhyming couplets, with sound effects hand-lettered in all-caps crowding into compositions as if they have lives of their own. The colorful,… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to: A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNDERPANTS + 10 Qs for Christine Van Zandt + a #Giveaway!

HOLD everything–are we really celebrating a book about The BRIEF History of Underpants? You bet your BOTTOM dollar, we are. “Leaving no double entendre unturned, Van Zandt chronicles tushie-wear from the ‘beginning of buns’ onward.” ―Booklist “I laughed my butt off! Not only is this book funny, but Christine Van Zandt delivers a veritable wedgie-whirlwind… Read more »

“Bon Book Anniversaire” to PIGLETTE’S PERFECT SURPRISE + 4 Qs for Katelyn Aronson

Katelyn Aronson and PIGLETTE are back in Paris with a fun sequel, PIGLETTE’S PERFECT SURPRISE, (Viking), once again with wonderful art by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Eva Byrne. This Piglette story takes place in a posh Paris patisserie, where Piglette is determined to make the most perfectly pleasing cake for Madame Paradee’s party. Time for… Read more »