Sunday night we returned from a two-week trip along the Pyrenees Mountains in France, Andorra, and Spain and while in Barcelona, I purchased a remarkable
Last Saturday Deborah Sampson (aka Robert Shurtlieff) gave a stirring performance at my library. In reality, talented historical reenactor Judith Kalaora brought to life the
Around the world there are similarities and differences in the way children’s books are illustrated. Let’s look at a selection of books from Pacific communities.
This is more than an interview with a young adult author about her newest book. Recent events in the news reveal that antisemitism has not
Today I have the pleasure of reviewing two marvelous non-fiction books that Candlewick sent here. I chose these from the publisher’s new releases list because
With humor and gusto these two picture books offer well-illustrated views on coping with flora and fauna. Both use water based media and line to
This is a chronicle of two books: a young adult novel banned from a school and a book group, and a middle grade novel
It is important to be aware of the visual voices of picture book authors and illustrators around the world. We can all inspire one another
As a professional, or someone starting in publishing, you need visibility. You could find a website designer, or you do your own. Don’t think you can? Think again.
One day a package arrived here containing three review copies of picturebooks from Candlewick Press. Each is fully different from the others and together they
Color, whether subtle or saturated, has immense power. For picturebooks color can be exploited for its emotional value as well as being a property that
This article is mostly about separating colors for print by hand (about which David Weisner has said “Horrors!”), as was done years ago. And a