In tribute to a beautiful person One day Teri Weidner baked brownies for an illustrators’ party. She sprinkled on coconut “snow” and outlined a bear print
What better gift can there be for a children’s book author or illustrator than being part of an organization like the Society of Children’s Book
One of the standard ways that publishers promote their new books is through online or print reviews that are widely read. Reviews like those here
When sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg says to adults, “Our house is on fire,” and “Our lives are in your hands,” we must listen. And act. How?
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