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
Odd couple characters abound in children’s books. If you think for a moment, I bet you can rattle off a bunch. There’s Frog and Toad,
Readers will fall in love with this story about the cutest little outsider, with a sweet and kind heart, who was never meant to blend in.
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met Lori Snyder at the virtual NY SCBWI conference. Her yoga class was beautiful and she mentioned her free Writers Happiness
Inspiring read and fantastic classroom resource!
When I picked up Goblin by Eric Grissom and Will Perkins, the fantastical illustrations immediately sucked me in. Filled with light and darkness that illuminate
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