Tag: writing process

Happy (belated) Book Birthday to ONE TIME & 5 Qs with THE Sharon Creech

It’s a Book Birthday party for Newbery Medal winner and New York Times bestselling author Sharon Creech’s new MG novel: ONE TIME (Harper Collins/ Sept. 8, 2020) Are you ready to celebrate? Seriously, any day that I get to chat with one of my #kidlit sHEROES is a time for celebration! This book is magic.  It’s about… Read more »

What to Expect When You’re Expecting…A Book! = 6 Qs with debut MG novelist and poet Megan E. Freeman

It’s a Book Baby Shower and YOU’RE invited! Today we’re celebrating this beautiful debut novel in verse: ALONE by Megan E. Freeman, entering into the world on January 12th, 2021. Proud publishing family: Aladdin / Simon & Schuster (see Q4) I’d say it’s a perfect excuse to add a new post to my series: What… Read more »

Happy (belated) Book Birthday to NO Party Poopers! + 6 Qs for #kidlit author Gretchen McLellan

It’s PARTY time, friends. Gretchen McLellan’s latest picture book, NO PARTY POOPERS! (Little Bee Books / Illus. Lucy Semple) deserves a celebration and EVERYONE’S invited! “In line with [McLellan’s]…wordplay, Semple loads the bright, simply drawn illustrations with partying animals amid scenes of either imagined disaster or, at the end, festive conviviality… The paws-itive point here: …regarding… Read more »

8 Qs + a Happy Nonfiction Book Birthday party = Angie Bullaro’s BREAKING THE ICE

Happy Book Birthday TODAY to debut author Angie Bullaro and BREAKING THE ICE: The True Story of the First Woman to Play in the National Hockey League. (Simon & Schuster / Paula Wiseman Books / Illus. C.F.Payne) JOIN THE PARTY TODAY! (Link to the Vroman’s event here and in Q 1. below.) in Children’s Hockey… Read more »

Happy October #Kidlit Book Birthdays = 5 Qs + 2 Authors

It’s time for part 5 of Publishing #kidlit in a Pandemic, and I’m excited to showcase these #2020BookLook authors and their lovely books: SADIE’S SHABBAT STORIES by Melissa Berger Stoller  (Spork/ Illus. Lisa Goldberg / Oct. 20) Sadie loves listening to Nana’s tales, especially about the traveling candlesticks, kiddush cup, and challah cover they use… Read more »