Karen Yin is in my picture book marketing group for 2022. But her debut picture book, Whole Whale, with Barefoot Books, illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff,
This is the book I didn’t know I needed right now. A story of siblings, seasons, and seeing the bright side of any day, More
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
For Melanie Ellsworth, the plan was to celebrate her debut picture book, Clarinet and Trumpet, in August of 2020 but COVID reared its ugly head and said, “hip, hip, no way!” A bummer to be bumped but now she gets to celebrate TWO book birthdays in two months and I’m so excited to chat with her about them both in today’s interview.
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
Kirsti Call: As my mentor and friend, you are an inspiration! This is your 400th book. How does it feel to make it to 400?
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Your debut picture book, JET THE CAT (IS NOT A CAT) Barefoot Books, comes out May 1, 2021. I was lucky enough
Interview with debut picture book author, NoNieqa Ramos.
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.
Julie Rowan-Zoch has perfected the combination of humor and facts with her author/illustrator debut, I’m a Hare, So There!
As a fourth grade teacher, I am always on the hunt for new picture book biographies that my students will love. When I heard about
Rosie Pova and I have been friends in the kidlit world for many years. We’ve crossed paths in many capacities, but most recently, we’ve both