Tag: Authors

Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 16

Today’s #tbt Kindergarten Show and Tell is from  Jill Santopolo.  This sweet kindergartner grew up to be an author of both #kidlit and adult books, the Editorial Director of Philomel Books (Penguin Young Readers) with TWO #1 bestsellers in 2017 (!), and an adjunct Creative Writing professor. Did I mention Jill Santopolo has TWO new books… Read more »

Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 15

It’s kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell again, and today’s post is from #kidlit author Dashka Slater. This Kinder kid grew up to write amazing books in many genres and there are incredible new ones on the way! Her picture books include: ESCARGOT (FSG, illus. Sydney Hanson) “Escargot’s voice is parfait, an airy blend of ego and need… Read more »

Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 14 #windowsandmirrors

It’s kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell again, and we’re celebrating Back-to-School with important books that are windows and mirrors in our world. Meet this week’s kinder, who grew up to be #kidlit author and educator Gayle E. Pitman. By day, Gayle teaches Psychology and Women/Gender Studies at Sacramento City College. By night, she writes awesome–and much needed–children’s… Read more »

K IS FOR KINDERGARTEN Book Birthday!

A is for AT LAST! It’s happening, Kindergarten’s almost here! You’ve been waiting for this moment. Every day feels like a year.  I’ve felt just like a kindergartner-to-be, myself, lately… waiting, and waiting, and waiting for this Book Birthday! And then I realized–in our family, we celebrate birthdays all month long, so why not for… Read more »

Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 10

Who’s getting excited for Kindergarten? Me, me, me! And I can’t wait for you to meet my author pal, Jim Averbeck, on this week’s #tbt Show and Tell. Look at this cute kid who grew up to be the handsome and talented author of amazing #kidlit books like ONE WORD FROM SOPHIA (Atheneum/ Simon &… Read more »