Latin Grammy award winner Lucky Diaz’s Paletero Man has boogied from a finger-snapping song into a delectable picture book with a dramatic twist. Just as in the
Dawn Prochovnic and I are in a 2021 marketing group and we’re also Rate Your Story Judges together. I’m thrilled to learn about her writing
As someone who wrote a high school term paper on the Crimean War, I was thrilled when Candlewick offered the opportunity to review Mary Seacole
All picture book author-illustrators need to consider how your story and images fit together. Even when the narrative is not told in actual words, it
When I learned that Astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell, discoverer of pulsars, was getting her own picture book biography, LISTENING TO THE STARS, and it was
In My Mosque is equal parts stunning art and beautiful, important text. It shares with the reader the joys and traditions found in mosques around the world and showcases the friendship and community found inside.
Always fun to receive brand new picture books in the mail for review purposes. What I love best about this particular group of beautiful books
Note: Candlewick Press sent me a review copy of this book. There is an art to writing a picture book. Rachel Stubbs paints and writes.
As a fourth grade teacher, I am always on the hunt for new picture book biographies that my students will love. When I heard about
The Diverse BookFinder is a collection of children’s picture books featuring diverse story lines and characters. It is a comprehensive list, not necessarily a “must
NORTHBOUND: A Train Ride Out of Segregation, written by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein and illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award Winner James E.
As 2020 ended, three picture books were given to me and I also read Gary Paulsen’s unusual memoir of his early years, written for 8