Things that definitely don’t stink: Today’s author, her debut book, and this interview. I’m so happy to have the opportunity to chat with Colleen Paeff about her debut, The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London’s Poop Pollution Problem.
Cathy Stefanec Ogren: Meet Janie Reinart. Whether she’s writing, teaching, puppeteering, performing interactive musical stories, clowning around, or presiding as a poet-in-residence at an elementary
I confess I expected dogs when I eagerly signed up to review THE PAWED PIPER, written by Michelle Robinson and illustrated by Chinlun Lee, but was utterly charmed by this cat-centric picture book.
The pickles were slippery. The jars were slippery. The floors were slippery. Delightfully heartwarming and hilarious, Sloth and Squirrel in a Pickle by Cathy Ballou
It’s not often that you see a picture book on the banned book list but Ian and Sarah Hoffman, authors of the Jacob books, are
In April of 2020 a remarkable picture book was released into the world. Inspired by the author’s childhood experience, the story follows the life cycle
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.