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 »
Happy Book Birthday to POO-DUNIT? A Forest Floor Mystery + 4 Qs for author Katelyn Aronson = a SCATalogical celebration!
I’m thrilled to welcome author Katelyn Aronson back to the blog to celebrate the launch of her latest picture book: POO-DUNIT? A Forest Floor Mystery, Illus. Stephanie Lebaris (Candlewick). Katelyn and I met via the DREAM TEAM, a group of go-getter #kidlit authors & illustrators whose goal is to help spread the word about our… Read more »
6 Qs with author/illustrator (& funny guy) Andy Myer about SOMETIMES YOU FIND A RED RHINOCEROS = Happy #NationalPetDay!
National Pet Day (April 11th) is the perfect time to celebrate Andy Myer‘s latest book, SOMETIMES YOU FIND A RED RHINOCEROS (PYP Academy Press). A whimsical children’s picture book about what happens when a child unexpectedly meets up with a red rhinoceros and adopts it as a pet. What could go wrong? Let’s get started!… Read more »
9 Qs with Helen Wu 吴卉婷 + a #giveaway = Happy Book Birthday to TOFU TAKES TIME!
Happy (almost) Book Birthday to TOFU TAKES TIME by Helen Wu 吴卉婷, Illus. by Julie Jarema, Beaming Books, which releases April 19th! Preorder now, or request it at your library and get some COOL gifts! “Tofu Takes Time is lovely in its simplicity and magical in its proportions. This is a story of a granddaughter and… Read more »
Happy Book Birthday EMET’S BOX + 8 Qs for #debut picture book author/illustrator Jeni Chen= Discoveries, Challenges, & Tips!
Today’s Book Birthday celebration is for EMET’S BOX: A Colorful Story About Following Your Heart, by #debut author/illustrator Jeni Chen (Little Press / 4.1.22). LOOK at this gorgeous cover! Award-winning #kidlit author Danna Smith (see Danna’s Book Birthday x2 blog here) gives EMET’S BOX Five Stars: Cheers to INSPIRATION and CREATIVITY After her son was born,… Read more »