Tag: picture book

Happy #Ballet Book Birthday to Forster & Siadat’s MY DADDY CAN FLY with 8 Qs for illustrator Jami Gigot

It’s a wonderful #ballet Book Birthday blog celebration for MY DADDY CAN FLY, written by American Ballet Theater principal dancer, Thomas Forster–with Shari Siadat, and Illustrated by Jami Gigot. (Random House Studio). I am so excited to dive into these questions with illustrator Jami Gigot. She is not only a fun and fabulous illustrator, but… Read more »

Happy (almost) Book Birthday to Henry Herz’ I AM SMOKE + 10 Qs

This beautiful nonfiction picture book, Henry Herz’ I AM SMOKE (Illus. Mercè López /  Tilbury House Publishers) launches on Sept. 14th! “Herz presents a provocative and unique look at the lifecycle and benefits of smoke throughout the millennia. Lopez’s multimedia artwork further illuminates the ethereal nature of smoke as it drifts and dances across the… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL + 6 Qs for author Katelyn Aronson

You guys–It’s a BULL in a china shop! Isn’t he wonderful? We’re so excited to celebrate the release of this wonderful book, CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL, by Katelyn Aronson ( Illus. Eve Farb / Page Street Kids). Speaking of cool, CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL was featured in this WSJ article! You might remember meeting Katelyn Aronson… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to ISABEL AND HER COLORES GO TO SCHOOL + 5 Qs for Alexandra Alessandri + a #Giveaway

Feliz Cumpleaños! We’re celebrating the bilingual Book Birthday for ISABEL AND HER COLORES GO TO SCHOOL by Alexandra Alessandri, Illus. Courtney Dawson, Sleeping Bear Press– and there’s a #GIVEAWAY –details below. “A first-day-of-school story steeped in vibrant imagery…This story affirms the experiences of English language learners while encouraging empathy for others. Readers will root for… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to: A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNDERPANTS + 10 Qs for Christine Van Zandt + a #Giveaway!

HOLD everything–are we really celebrating a book about The BRIEF History of Underpants? You bet your BOTTOM dollar, we are. “Leaving no double entendre unturned, Van Zandt chronicles tushie-wear from the ‘beginning of buns’ onward.” ―Booklist “I laughed my butt off! Not only is this book funny, but Christine Van Zandt delivers a veritable wedgie-whirlwind… Read more »