Happy Spring! March is a busy month for kidlit challenges, contests, and courses. This month’s list has three parts: MARCH events are listed first, followed
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
This is How I Grow by Dia L. Michels was beautifully illustrated by new talent Wesley Davies whose digital art skilfully depicts various species
Welcome back for another roundup of online opportunities for picture book writers and illustrators. Scroll through the whole list–February has some amazing events that happen
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.
Do you write or illustrate picture books? Throughout 2020, Writers’ Rumpus will post a monthly list of online challenges, courses, contests, and events for picture
In tribute to a beautiful person One day Teri Weidner baked brownies for an illustrators’ party. She sprinkled on coconut “snow” and outlined a bear print
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.
What better gift can there be for a children’s book author or illustrator than being part of an organization like the Society of Children’s Book
Before you bend or break the rules of writing for children, the generally accepted strategy is to learn the established rules first. But however these authors and illustrators dreamed up these groundbreaking book ideas, they executed them brilliantly.
Sunday night we returned from a two-week trip along the Pyrenees Mountains in France, Andorra, and Spain and while in Barcelona, I purchased a remarkable
Around the world there are similarities and differences in the way children’s books are illustrated. Let’s look at a selection of books from Pacific communities.