Tag: nonfiction

It’s the most WONDERFUL time of the year: a VERY SPECIAL ICYMThem Book List & recap of #kidlit #BookBirthdays we celebrated in 2022!

This post brings together all the books we celebrated 2022 with Book Birthday Interviews. ICYMthem, check out these fascinating behind-the-scenes stories and writing/Illustrating tips shared by the #kidlit creators who joined us this year. (Great for Author Studies, Teacher friends.) *Please note that many of the wonderful titles herein fit into multiple categories. Feel free… Read more »

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 »

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 »

10 Qs with #kidlit author Megan Hoyt + THE GREATEST SONG OF ALL: How Isaac Stern United the World to Save Carnegie Hall = Happy (almost) Book Birthday!

I’m thrilled to have my friend Megan Hoyt on the blog today to celebrate the (almost) Book Birthday of her latest nonfiction picture book, THE GREATEST SONG OF ALL: How Isaac Stern United the World to Save Carnegie Hall (Preorder here from Park road Books.) “Hoyt pays tribute not just to the renowned violinist but… Read more »