Tag: kidlit

“Did you plan that?” a World Read Aloud Day thank you, with book pairings, and a discovery!

Thank you to all the teachers and librarians who connected with me during #WRAD Feb 1-3. I had so much fun! And about that discovery… My WRAD adventures started on Monday night, Feb. 1st, with a read-aloud of DEAR EARTH…From Your Friends in Room 5 to the eco-friendly International School of Phnom Penh, Cambodia!  I LOVED… Read more »

Let the Blogroll begin! 23 –> make that *32* Wonderful #kidlit Bloggers to follow in 2023!

Since we’re still buzzing from the ALA YMAs and it’s almost February, let’s share some more love. Today’s blog post is a shout out — and a huge THANK YOU–to #kidlit Book Bloggers: The wonderful humans who WRITE & REVIEW & POST & help spread the word about children’s books, authors & illustrators. YOU are…

Filed under: Authors and Books, Kid Lit, Writing and Publishing Q & A.

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Happy #BookBirthday to WHEN PB MET J = 5 Qs with #kidlit author Katelyn Aronson and a wink to Romeo & Juliet!

But soft! What light in yonder fridge… Hear ye, Hear ye— Happy #BookBirthday to Katelyn Aronson‘s clever picture book, WHEN PB MET J, a hilarious wink to Romeo & Juliet, or perhaps a kitchen condiment retelling of West Side Story… “A friendship story with a heaping helping of puns.”  –Kirkus Reviews You may remember Katelyn… Read more »

It’s a 2023 BOARD BOOK Party –with a bevy of Jewish Board Books + 7 Qs & tips from 5 #kidlit authors.

Welcome to our party x 5 = 7 Qs + tips and resolutions from 5 wonderful #kidlit authors who’ve joined us to tell us about their upcoming Jewish board books. I’m super excited to chat with these amazing authors: Vivian Kirkfield (It’s PIPPA’S PASSOVER PLATE Board Book birthday today! / Holiday House) Illustrated by Jill… Read more »

Making New Year’s Resolutions with PB author Gabi Snyder  & COUNT ON US! CLIMATE ACTIVISTS FROM ONE TO A BILLION

We’re excited to talk to picture book author Gabi Snyder today about COUNT ON US! CLIMATE ACTIVISTS FROM ONE TO A BILLION and –just like the kids in Room 5 (in my pb, DEAR EARTH…)– We’re making some Earth-friendly #newyearsresolutions. “A call to eco-action based on the power of numbers . . . Young readers… Read more »