Tag: kidlit

Shiho Pate ROCKS! Happy (almost)Book Birthday ANIMATED SCIENCE: ROCKS & MINERALS–> a 2nd grade blog takeover + book reviews.

Hear ye, Hear ye! The 2nd graders from Ms. Zapp’s class are taking over Erin Dealey’s blog. WHAT? We got to read an advanced copy of Shiho Pate’s new book, ANIMATED SCIENCE: ROCKS & MINERALS, and in honor of her (almost) Book Birthday on Oct. 18th, we are here to tell you about it. Shiho…

Filed under: Blog Takeover!, Book Birthday, Classroom Blog Takeover, Kid lit illustrators, non-fiction, Writing and Publishing Q & A.

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Happy #BookBirthday DRESSING UP THE STARS: The Story of Movie Costume Designer Edith Head + 10 Qs with author Jeanne Walker Harvey

Happy Book Birthday to Jeanne Walker Harvey’s new #nonfiction PB, DRESSING UP THE STARS The Story of Movie Costume Designer Edith Head Illus. Diana Toledano / Beach Lane I am always in awe of Jeanne’s picture book bios and this one is no exception! “Together, the art and storytelling capture Head’s belief in the transformative… Read more »

A not-to-be-missed Conversation with Poet & Children’s Author Brynne Barnes –on BLACK GIRL RISING, trust, the music of language, and the voices that stay with us.

I am so honored and thrilled to have poet and author (+ professor, song writer, and inspirational speaker) Brynne Barnes join us on the blog today. If you have yet to discover and savor her newest release, BLACK GIRL RISING, do yourself a favor: STOP EVERYTHING RIGHT NOW AND READ THIS BOOK. We’ll wait. (Books… Read more »

8 Qs with Sibert honoree Patricia Newman = Happy Book Birthday to A RIVER’S GIFTS: The Mighty Elwha River Reborn 

Happy Release Day to Sibert honoree Patricia Newman’s gorgeous new nonfiction picture book, A RIVER’S GIFTS: The Mighty Elwha River Reborn, Illus. Natasha Donovan, Millbrook / Lerner. Full Disclosure: I may be a bit biased about this wonderful book, since my dear friend Patti is the author and our critique group has seen this book… Read more »

5 Qs for author Sandra Nickel + #Back-To-School Friendships = Happy Book Birthday BIG BEAR AND LITTLE FISH!

I’m so excited to celebrate Sandra Nickel’s adorable NEW picture book, BIG BEAR AND LITTLE FISH, illustrated by Il Sung Na, which launches Sept. 6th with Carolrhoda. Here’s the link for the BIG BEAR LITTLE FISH premiere, which will be live at 7 am EST / August 30th. In my opinion–BIG BEAR AND LITTLE FISH… Read more »