CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Kim Chaffee joined our SCBWI critique group a few years back and was an instant shining light in her dedication to the
Today I have the pleasure of reviewing two marvelous non-fiction books that Candlewick sent here. I chose these from the publisher’s new releases list because
SHOW, DON’T TELL! Most of us have received that advice at least once in our writing careers. What does it mean? And how should you
We are roaring in to March with not one, not two, but NINE new picture book debuts! That’s a lot of stories to fall in
With humor and gusto these two picture books offer well-illustrated views on coping with flora and fauna. Both use water based media and line to
Fall in Love With These February Debuts!
Introducing the First Debuts from New in 19!
It is important to be aware of the visual voices of picture book authors and illustrators around the world. We can all inspire one another
With December holidays right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to share some children’s books I’ve recently read and reviewed. Hope you
One day a package arrived here containing three review copies of picturebooks from Candlewick Press. Each is fully different from the others and together they
I first met Hannah Holt in the 12×12 forum and then later in person at an SCBWI conference. She is a light in the kidlit
Color, whether subtle or saturated, has immense power. For picturebooks color can be exploited for its emotional value as well as being a property that