Tag: writing process

Happy #BookBirthday DRESSING UP THE STARS: The Story of Movie Costume Designer Edith Head + 10 Qs with author Jeanne Walker Harvey

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 »

A not-to-be-missed Conversation with Poet & Children’s Author Brynne Barnes –on BLACK GIRL RISING, trust, the music of language, and the voices that stay with us.

I am so honored and thrilled to have poet and author (+ professor, song writer, and inspirational speaker) Brynne Barnes join us on the blog today. If you have yet to discover and savor her newest release, BLACK GIRL RISING, do yourself a favor: STOP EVERYTHING RIGHT NOW AND READ THIS BOOK. We’ll wait. (Books… Read more »

5 Qs for #kidlit author Shanna Silva + a #Giveaway! = Happy Book Birthday to A DOG’S GUIDE TO BEING HUMAN

We’re celebrating the launch of Shanna Silva’s A DOG’S GUIDE TO BEING HUMAN (YeeHoo Press, Illus. Agnès Ernoult), a dog’s hard-earned wisdom about living a happy life, with an interview and a #Giveaway! *Hand this book to all animal lovers and growing families.* 5 Questions for author Shanna Silva!   Q 1. How would your… Read more »

10 Qs with #kidlit author Megan Hoyt + THE GREATEST SONG OF ALL: How Isaac Stern United the World to Save Carnegie Hall = Happy (almost) Book Birthday!

I’m thrilled to have my friend Megan Hoyt on the blog today to celebrate the (almost) Book Birthday of her latest nonfiction picture book, THE GREATEST SONG OF ALL: How Isaac Stern United the World to Save Carnegie Hall (Preorder here from Park road Books.) “Hoyt pays tribute not just to the renowned violinist but… Read more »

5 Qs with author Lynne Marie + Fractured Fairy Tales + STEM = THE THREE LITTLE PIGS AND THE ROCKET PROJECT

You know how I love fractured fairy tales, right? I may have actually written a few myself…including GOLDIE LOCKS HAS CHICKEN POX <–(pair it with these Goldie titles.) and LITTLE BO PEEP CAN’T GET TO SLEEP <–(read aloud fun)! So it was cool to stumble onto this #STEM version of the Three Little Pigs, THE… Read more »