Tag: literacy

9 Qs for Helen Wu 吴卉婷 + a #Giveaway = Happy (belated) #BookBirthday LONG GOES TO DRAGON SCHOOL!

While a lot of schools are winding down, DRAGON SCHOOL has just begun! I’m excited to welcome Helen Wu 吴卉婷 back to the blog to talk about her latest book, LONG GOES TO DRAGON SCHOOL, with art by NYT Bestselling illustrator Mae Besom (YeeHoo Press). And there’s a #Giveaway! You may remember Helen’s debut picture… Read more »

Three amazing #kidlit authors celebrate four Happy GreenPB2023 #BookBirthdays with 7 Qs !

It’s a quadruple celebration today, an interview with #kidlit authors Aimee Isaac, Susan Johnston Taylor, and Laura Purdie Salas, who have joined us to share their FOUR new picture books about nature and our environment: Each of these four GreenPB23 titles, told in lyrical language, share the wonders of planet Earth. Two highlight fascinating animals… Read more »

7 Qs with John Schu + THIS IS A STORY = This is a #BookBirthday!

Today we’re celebrating the #BookBirthday of THIS IS A STORY by John Schu (aka MrSchuReads), Illus. Lauren Castillo, Candlewick! Once a librarian, always a librarian, John Schu was one of the first people I met (long ago!), and a huge help when I was learning about that thing called Twitter. He is such a generous… Read more »

Happy #BookBirthday to JUST A WORM + 5 Qs with debut author/ illustrator Marie Boyd = A #GreenPB2023 Celebration!

I’m very excited to celebrate the #BookBirthday of JUST A WORM, by debut author/ illustrator Marie Boyd which releases March 14th with Greenwillow Books! This STEAM-themed picture book explores the many wonderful and unique ways in which Worm and friends contribute to the garden and work together to make it grow. JUST A WORM celebrates everyone’s… Read more »

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 »