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Father’s Day Special–> SOME DADDIES + 7 Qs with author Carol Gordon Ekster = Happy (belated) Book Birthday!

This post is for all the DADs in our lives–related or not. I’m so thrilled to spread the word about SOME DADDIES, by Carol Gordon Ekster (Illus. Javiera Maclean Álvarez, Beaming Books, 2022). What a perfect book to celebrate Father’s Day! Carol and I met up at nErDcampCT recently and I had to know more…

Filed under: Authors and Books, Book Birthday, Kid Lit, Writing and Publishing Q & A.

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Happy (almost)Book Birthday WHEN GLITTER MET GLUE + 9 Qs with Karen Kilpatrick and Germán Blanco.

WHEN GLITTER MET GLUE by Karen Kilpatrick, Illus. Germán Blanco (Henry Holt & Co.) releases next Tuesday, May 10th, and we couldn’t be sparklier! In the third hilarious picture book in the award-winning When Pencil Met Eraser series, underappreciated Glue longs to stand out. It’s a sticky situation until Glue meets a new friend, Glitter, who helps… 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 »

Happy Book Birthday to FALLING SHORT (Quill Tree Books) + 6 Qs with award-winning mg author Ernesto Cisneros = slam dunk!

Congrats to my friend Ernesto Cisneros, on the launch of his new middle grade novel, FALLING SHORT (Quill Tree Books). We’re celebrating this wonderful book with six questions for Ernesto. But first… About FALLING SHORT “Told through animated alternating first-person chapters, Cisneros’s story not only captures the anxiety—and at times, humor—of trying to measure up… Read more »

Happy HAPPY Book Birthday to SUN AND SON + 7 Qs with Linda Joy Singleton = Win Win!

It’s a Happy HAPPY Book Birthday to Linda Joy Singleton’s SUN AND SON (Illus. Richard Smythe / Amicus) TODAY! What a sweet book! In SUN AND SON, the companion book to CRANE AND CRANE, Linda Joy Singleton uses homonym pairs to tell two parallel stories between the human world and the natural world: While a… Read more »