“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.” –David Brooks
I met Mary Atkinson at Encore. We talked about her books and her writing career and then she offered to send me her books so
As the oldest of 5 children, and with 5 children of my own, I loved reading Jodi Kendall’s book, The Unlikely Story of a Pig
Although I’ve never met Penny Parker Klostermann in person, I’ve known her on-line for many years. I’ve guest posted on her blog with all five
I’m excited to interview picture book author, Henry L. Hertz for Writer’s Rumpus! Kirsti Call: What was your inspiration for Cap’n Rex and His Clever
Guest post by Julie Hedlund I’ve been thinking a great deal about “layers” in picture books lately, for three reasons. The first is because I
I discovered Susanna Leonard Hill’s blog when I first began writing children’s books. I loved her Perfect Picture Book posts and I was even
Two Truths and a Lie is the first book in a fascinating new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a handful of stories that are too crazy to be true—and asks readers to separate facts from the fakes!
Orphan Island surpassed my expectations. Jinny is a likable yet flawed main character with a problem. She’s grown up on a magical Island that she doesn’t
1. Get started! Incredible author/illustrator, Melissa Sweet said: “We don’t have to know what we’re going to make, we just have to get started.”
Rosie Pova has two books coming out soon and her debut picture book, If I Weren’t With You, came out only last week! I’m thrilled to
A Boy Called Bat masterfully shows the inner life of a quirky, lovable, yet oft misunderstood autistic boy.