Today we’re welcoming #debut author Amy Baron to the blog with her picture book, THE GENTLE BULLDOZER. (Illus. Rogério Coelho, YeeHoo Press) Because a new picture book out in the world by a new #kidlit author deserves a celebration–right? BANG! CRASH! SLAM! Bulldozer spends his days on a construction site. He and his friends are… Read more »
Happy Book Birthday OZZIE & PRINCE ZEBEDEE + 8 Qs for debut Author/Illustrator Gela Kalaitzidis!
Happy Happy Book Birthday to Gela Kalaitzidis and her picture book debut OZZIE AND PRINCE ZEBEDEE (Flamingo Books / PRH). First things first, however. I’ve asked Gela to teach us how to pronounce her name. Gela Kalaitzidis: That’s a perfect place to start. Many people seem a bit intimidated by my name. Gela is pronounced… 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 »