Let’s Dance! is a hip-shaking, twirl-spinning tour of movement around the world. Written by Valerie Bolling and illustrated by Maine Diaz, this simple picture book
Two delightful debut picture books recently graced my doorstep, courtesy of Candlewick, and it’s my pleasure to introduce them to all of you. “What a
I’m pleased to be interviewing the debut authors of the Soaring ’20s picture book group this year. There is so much amazing talent here! Since
This is How I Grow by Dia L. Michels was beautifully illustrated by new talent Wesley Davies whose digital art skilfully depicts various species
What better way to lift someone’s spirits than with the unexpected gift of a beautifully rendered classic like BLACK BEAUTY, written by Anna Sewell with breathtaking illustrations by Christian Birmingham.
I adore Rita Lorraine Hubbard’s debut picture book, Hammering For Freedom. So when she joined the 20/20 Vision Picture Book marketing group, I was excited
Roller Coasters: What a fabulous topic for a picture book! Who knew that credit for the first ever roller coaster goes to Catherine the Great,
With so many wonderful Writers’ Rumpus posts to choose from, it’s always a delightful challenge to decide which to include in my annual review.
Yay for 2019 and all of the stellar books I’ve had the privilege of reading! (679 this year and counting…) I had a tough time
Well, folks, we have come to the end of a year of fantastic picture book debuts. I’ve loved sharing these silly, heart-warming, historical, lyrical, emotional,
Picture books that gently address the issues of grief and loss are a tremendous resource to help families navigate such difficult times, especially during holidays when the absence of a beloved family member is keenly felt by all.
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch and Illustrated by Michael Martchenko has to be my favorite fractured fairy tale. Published in 1980, in at