Happy book birthday to WE DON’T EAT OUR CLASSMATES and DEAR SUBSTITUTE! As school winds down, and we ramp up our summer plans, the beginning
A Chip Off the Old Block is filled with puns, clever wordplay, important themes, geology, geography and beautiful illustrations. Jody Jensen Shaffer’s word play is laugh
We live in a most exciting time, one of abundant picture book biographies! At my library, patrons of all ages check out these books. One
By Kellie Byrnes I’m excited to be at Writers’ Rumpus today for the Book Birthday of my first picture book, CLOUD CONDUCTOR. It’s out today
5 Fabulous Things about Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship
For Your Littlest Valentine
A mentor text review of a picture book that encourages traditions! (And making yummy applesauce!)
A discouraging event in recent news regarding the American attitude toward our environment inspires a look at children’s books offering another perspective. I’ve chosen to
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
I firmly believe that picture books are for everyone. In my work as a marriage and family therapist I utilize bibliotherapy (the use of books
As we start this new year 2017 of writing and illustrating books, consider all the children of this earth. Universal themes underlie the best stories
Top Ten Reads in 2016
Recently I traveled almost the length of Cuba on a people to people, educational tour, something only possible recently because I am an American.
We all know a book that touched our life, that made us cry or laugh out loud. I know I’m preaching to the choir here.