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 »
8 Qs with Jeanne Walker Harvey about her new #NF #PB ABLAZE WITH COLOR: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas = Happy Book Birthday!
2.22.22 feels like a lucky day, doesn’t it? And we have the excellent good fortune of celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth with the Book Birthday of ABLAZE WITH COLOR: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas by Jeanne Walker Harvey, Illus. Loveis Wise, Harper Collins. Check out these STARRED reviews “This charming biography’s title describes not only Alma Thomas’… Read more »
6 Qs with #debut #mg #superhero author Shawn Peters about THE UNFORGETTABLE LOGAN FOSTER & a super #Giveaway–WOW!
We had so much fun talking to Shawn Peters about his superhero adventure book, THE UNFORGETTABLE LOGAN FOSTER, that we decided to do a two part interview. And this time, the #Giveaway details are included. ICYMI Part 1 of our interview is here. Packed with superheroes, supervillains, and epic showdowns between good and evil, The Unforgettable Logan… Read more »
Happy Book Birthday to ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU + 10 Qs with Benson Shum!
It’s our first Book Birthday celebration of 2022 and I’m happy to welcome author/illustrator (and Disney animator) Benson Shum. His latest book, ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU (Roaring Brook), is the sweetest! But don’t take my word for it. “[E]ngaging and heartwarming. . . . A tongue-in-cheek bildungsroman spun around celebrating differences and the underrated superpowers… Read more »
12+ NEW Fun #DIY #kidlit Character Costumes for Halloween or Book Character Dress-up Day!
Who’s ready for some new #DIY costume ideas? If you’ve read DEAR EARTH…From Your Friends in Room 5 (Harper Collins / Illus. Luisa Uribe), you know I’m all about costumes pulled together from repurposed and upcycled materials. Whether you’re celebrating Book Character Day or getting ready to Trick or Treat (or need an easy, comfortable… Read more »