Tag: publishing

It’s the most WONDERFUL time of the year: a VERY SPECIAL ICYMthem Book List & recap of #kidlit books we celebrated in 2021!

2021 was another year of ZOOMS (thank you, #Teachers & #Librarians) –and another year of NO in-store events, or story times & book signings, NO school visits or in-person conferences… Hooray for events that have started popping up, at long last! This post brings together all the books we celebrated 2021 with Book Birthday Interviews…. Read more »

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 »

8 Qs for author Carol Kim to celebrate a (belated) Happy Book Bday + Hangeul day = KING SEJONG INVENTS AN ALPHABET

WE have a DOUBLE celebration on the blog today: Happy Book Birthday to Carol Kim’s debut nonfiction picture book, KING SEJONG INVENTS AN ALPHABET “An artful telling of the birth of an alphabet.”―Kirkus Reviews AND–how cool is it that Oct. 9th was Hangeul Day, the celebration of the Korean Alphabet! Around here, we celebrate with… Read more »

6 Qs with HELLO, TREE creators Ana Crespo and Dow Phumiruk

Today on the blog, we get to celebrate the recent release of HELLO, TREE, a beautiful picture book about hope and renewal, written by Ana Crespo, and Illustrated by Dow Phumiruk (Little Brown Books for Young Readers). Welcome Ana and Dow! Ana & Dow: Thank you so much for inviting us to share about HELLO,… 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 »